Berks

Accident closes stretch of Route 61 in Hamburg

HAMBURG, Pa. - Crews have cleared an accident that closed a stretch of Route 61 in Berks County.

The crash, involving three vehicles, was reported shortly before noon Friday at the South Fourth Street intersection in Hamburg.

At least one person was taken to the hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries, officials said.

The accident blocked the southbound lanes of the highway, but northbound motorists also had to be detoured around the scene until the wreckage could be cleared.


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