Berks

Crash involving tanker truck closes 422 near Womelsdorf

Road reopened shortly before 11:30 a.m.

HEIDELBERG TWP., Pa. - An accident involving a tanker truck and at least one car closed a stretch of Route 422 in western Berks County for a few hours Thursday morning.

The crash was reported around 8 a.m. in the 1200 block of West Penn Avenue in Heidelberg Township, between Womelsdorf and Robesonia.

Initial reports from the scene were that the accident involved injuries, but Pennsylvania State Police said they would have no information to provide until Thursday afternoon. 

West Penn Avenue remained closed between Hill Road and High Street until shortly before 11:30 a.m., according to emergency dispatchers.


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