Met-Ed pole struck in 2-ve­hi­cle crash on Route 222

Northern Berks Patriot Item - - LOCAL NEWS - From Fleet­wood Po­lice

At 5:59 p.m. on Aug. 27, Fleet­wood Po­lice Depart­ment was dis­patched to a mo­tor ve­hi­cle ac­ci­dent north­bound on Route 222 in Rich­mond Town­ship.

Traf­fic had come to a sud­den stop due to back­log from con­struc­tion. A ve­hi­cle driven by Ka­lyn Frobese, 26, Kutz­town, struck the rear of a ve­hi­cle driven by Veron­ica Uehlinger, 37, Top­ton. Uehlinger’s ve­hi­cles then struck a Met-Ed util­ity pole, shear­ing it.

Both driv­ers sus­tained non-life threat­en­ing in­juries and were trans­ported by Life Lion EMS to Le­high Val­ley Hospi­tal.

Po­lice were as­sisted on scene by Fleet­wood Fire Com­pany and Fire Po­lice, Wal­nut­town Fire Com­pany and Life Lion EMS.

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