MOTOR VEHICLE CRASHES
On Saturday, December 1, 2018, at approximately 3:44 PM, Amity Township Police Department along with Amity Fire/Rescue, Monarch Fire Company and Southern Berks EMS, responded to Rt. 662 (Old Swede Road) and Pine Forge Road for a reported motor vehicle crash with injuries. First Responders arrived and located a two (2) vehicle crash, with a total of four (4) injuries. One of the injured, Lynne Decker, 43 year old female from Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, later succumbed to her injuries at Reading Hospital.
On Monday, December 3, 2018, at approximately 8:05 AM, Amity Township Police Department responded to the area of Rt. 662 (Old Swede Road) near Blacksmith Road for a reported motor vehicle crash with no injuries. Officers arrived to find a single vehicle crash, where the vehicle went off the road and struck a tree. No injuries were reported.
Amity Township Police Department want to remind motorist to drive their vehicles at a safe speed, especially when the road surface is wet. Your life and everyone else's lives depend upon it.