Monday, October 7, 2019

Two Injured in Route 183 Crash on Sunday

Two people were taken to an area hospital after a crash on Route 183 on Sunday.


According to the Pennsylvania State Police at Schuylkill Haven, the crash occurred around 11:30am, Sunday on Route 183 near the intersection with Hurst Road in Wayne Township.

Police say witnesses to the crash said that they saw a Jeep being driven by Lisa Cecchini that was travelling south on Route 183 begin to fishtail on the wet roadway, then cross into oncoming traffic and broadside a Chevrolet Impala being driven by Peter Shellong.

Both driver were reported to be entrapped in their vehicles after the crash.

Emergency personnel freed both from their vehicles and both were taken via EMS to Reading Hospital with unknown injuries.

Route 183 was closed in both directions for approximately 2 hours after the crash due to debris and a large amount of engine oil/fuel that needed to be cleaned up.  The roadway reopened around 2:00pm.

Assisting at the scene were the Friedensburg Fire Department, Summit Station Fire Department, and Schuylkill EMS.

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