Overturned car closes Route 222 South in Brecknock

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Published: May 20 2013 11:29:54 AM EDT   Updated On: May 20 2013 06:57:13 PM EDT
Route 222 rollover accident
BRECKNOCK TWP., Pa. -

An accident involving an overturned car closed a stretch of Route 222 near the border between Berks and Lancaster counties on Monday.

The accident was reported around 11:15 a.m. in the southbound lanes at the Route 272/Adamstown interchange in Brecknock Twp., Berks Co.

The car went off the highway, hit an embankment and rolled onto its roof, police said.

A woman and two children in the car were injured and taken to a hospital, said police, who had no information about the extent of their injuries.

Route 222 South was closed for about 45 minutes while police investigated the accident and crews cleared the wreckage.