Eastern Berks and Sesiholtsville Fire Departments, along with Bally Medics were dispatched at 0648 hours on Wednesday February 14th to the 900 block of Huffs Church Rd in District Twp for a MVA with Injuries and Entrapment. Reported to be vehicle vs. dump truck, Eastern Berks Fire Chief Mike Mutter arrived on location and confirmed the report, with 1 possible fatality. EMS arrived and confirmed the fatality.
Crews waited on scene until PSP accident reconstruction crews performed their measurements. Personnel were then given permission to extricate the victim. One large wrecker from Berks Mont Towing lifted the front end of the dump truck, while a second wrecker pulled the car our from under the truck. Rescue crews were then able to remove a door to allow access to the driver of the car.
Huff’s Church Road was closed and traffic diverted for more than four hours by fire police from Eastern Berks and Seisholtsville. Our condolences and prayers to all involved.