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Truck hits 2 vehicles slowed for roadwork in Berks Co.

Published On: Dec 05 2012 12:07:31 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 05 2012 06:43:11 PM EST

Crash closes stretch of Route 222


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.

MAP: Muhlenberg Twp. accident


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.