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Police: Photos show box truck sought in crash on I-78

Lehigh County woman was seriously injured

HAMBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police in Berks County now have a better idea of the box truck they're looking for following a crash that seriously injured a Lehigh County woman on Interstate 78 last month.

Investigators on Wednesday released two photos of the truck involved in the wreck, which happened on April 26 in the westbound lanes of I-78 in Hamburg.

The box truck was attempting to pass an SUV on the ramp of the Hamburg interchange (Exit 30) when the truck hit the SUV, causing the SUV to hit a tractor-trailer and then a concrete barrier, police said.

The straight box truck also hit the barrier, but continued traveling west on I-78. It was reported to be white in color with damage on both sides, police said.

Anyone with information about the suspect vehicle can contact Crime Alert Berks County via anonymous text to 847411, starting the message with alertberks, or by calling 877-373-9913.

As for the driver of the SUV, Marle Fox, 59, of Lower Macungie Township, suffered serious injuries to her left hand, police said. The tractor-trailer driver was not injured.


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