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Berks crash injures two early Friday

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Dec 24 2013 01:17:59 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 01 2013 06:58:40 AM CDT

2 injured in Bern Twp. crash

BERN TWP., Pa. -

Two people were hurt early Friday when their car ran off a Berks County road.

Officials say a serious accident was reported around 3 a.m. at Grange Road near Whiteoak Road in Bern Twp.

This is just outside Leesport.

Officials say two people were trapped inside the vehicle--crews were able to get a woman passenger out quickly, but it took them around 90 minutes to get the male driver out of the wreckage.

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Both were taken to Reading Hospital --one by ambulance, the other by helicopter. Their conditions are not known.

Police said it appeared they missed a turn in the road, and the car ended up on its side between two trees.

Grange Road was closed a few hours while crews investigated.