Multiple people seriously injured in crash near Albright College in Reading

Accident involved car, Reading Public Works Department pickup

Posted: 4:30 PM EDT Aug 30, 2012   Updated: 5:50 PM EDT Aug 17, 2012
Accident near Albright

Six people were injured, including at least two seriously, in an accident involving a car and a government vehicle, police said.

A Reading Public Works Department pickup truck crashed into the car shortly after 2 p.m. Friday at Oak Lane and Richmond Street, a few blocks east of the Albright College campus, in northeast Reading.

Three people in each vehicle were injured, said police on the scene. At least two occupants of the car were seriously injured and trapped in the wreckage. They had to be freed by rescue personnel.

The victims were rushed to the trauma center at Reading Hospital.

Police have not yet said what led to the accident.