Mi­nor in­juries re­ported af­ter head-on col­li­sion

While turn­ing onto al­ley, driver failed to see on­com­ing ve­hi­cle

Northern Berks Patriot Item - - LOCAL NEWS - By Lisa Mitchell [email protected]­tu­ry­media.com @kutz­town­pa­triot on Twit­ter

Two driv­ers sus­tained mi­nor in­juries af­ter a head-on col­li­sion on Pine Street at Thorn Al­ley in Fleet­wood on Feb. 1.

Fleet­wood Po­lice re­ported that 3:16 p.m. on Feb. 1, Ge­orge Mumma, 77, Fleet­wood, was driv­ing on Pine Street when he at­tempted to make a left turn into Thorn Al­ley. While be­gin­ning to turn onto the al­ley, Mumma did not see a 1999 Red Subaru Legacy and his 2000 Red Ford Ranger struck the Legacy head on.

Mumma was trans­ported to Read­ing Hos­pi­tal by Life Lion EMS for mi­nor in­juries.

The driver of the Legacy, Jill Hon­ley, 37, Fleet­wood, was eval­u­ated for mi­nor in­juries at the scene of the ac­ci­dent by Life Li­ion EMS.

Po­lice re­port that both driv­ers were wear­ing seat belts at the time of the ac­ci­dent.

Pine Street was closed and traf­fic was de­toured around the scene of the ac­ci­dent un­til both ve­hi­cles were re­moved.

Fleet­wood Fire Com­pany as­sisted on the scene.

Fire Po­lice shut down Pine Street and de­toured traf­fic.

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