Monday, July 10, 2023

Route 61 Closed near Hamburg for Fatal Motorcycle Accident

As of 11:45am, Monday, Route 61 was being shut down in Berks County for a fatal motorcycle accident.

Just after 11:15am, emergency personnel were called to the area of Grand Street and Route 61 for a report of a crash involving a motorcycle.  This is the intersection near Rutter's.

Shortly after emergency personnel arrived on scene, a Class 5 victim was reported.

Just after 11:30am, Schuylkill Haven Fire was called to shut down Route 61 southbound at the intersection of Route 61 and Grand Street.

No other details were available on the crash as of this posting.  We will continue to update you as more information becomes available.