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Crash closes Memorial Highway in Oley Township

VIDEO: Oley Township Crash

OLEY TWP., Pa. - A crash closed a stretch of road in Berks County for several hours Wednesday afternoon.

Memorial Highway (Route 662) was closed between Friedensburg Road and Lynx Drive in Oley Township, according to officials.

The wreck involved an SUV and a tractor trailer.  The SUV contained a driver and one passenger. The driver was taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The passenger of the SUV and the driver of the tractor trailer were not injured. 

Officials said the SUV ran a stop sign and crossed into the path of the tractor trailer prior to the impact. The tractor trailer was not going full speed because the driver was lost at the time and was driving slow, according to officials. 

Dispatchers said the road reopened late Wednesday afternoon.


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