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