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Truck hits 2 vehicles slowed for roadwork in Berks Co.

Published On: Dec 05 2012 11:07:31 AM CST
Updated On: Dec 05 2012 05:43:11 PM CST

Crash closes stretch of Route 222

MUHLENBERG TWP., Pa. -

A truck wasn't able to stop for traffic slowed by construction and hit two vehicles in Berks County, police said.

Traffic was slowing for roadwork on south Route 222 in Muhlenberg Twp. around 11 a.m. Wednesday when a truck first hit a car, then an SUV, police said.

A woman in the car was taken to the hospital with internal injuries, according to officials at the scene.

No one was hurt in the SUV, but the truck driver was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

The accident closed Route 222 for about an hour near the Route 61 exit.