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Trucker cited in crash that injured 2 on Route 61

Published On: Mar 14 2013 03:35:29 PM CDT
Updated On: Mar 14 2013 05:08:12 PM CDT

A truck driver will be cited for running a red light and hitting a car on Route 61, police said Thursday.

ONTELAUNEE TWP., Pa. -

A truck driver will be cited for running a red light and hitting a car on Route 61, police said Thursday.

The tractor trailer and the car collided Wednesday morning on Route 61, near Route 73, in Ontelaunee Twp., Berks Co.

Rescue crews worked about a half-hour to free a man and woman from the car. The victims were rushed to a hospital, but police had no information about their injuries.

The truck driver was not injured.