On Sunday May 22, 2016, Eastern Berks Fire Department and Bally Ambulance were dispatched at 0614 hours for the report of a Motor Vehicle Accident on Forgedale Road in Washington Township. Berks County Communication indicated the vehicle had struck a tree, but caller was unsure of injuries. Chief 97 (Mike Mutter) arrived and confirmed a one vehicle accident with the vehicle over the embankment and one person injured. EMS arrived and packaged the patient at the wreck site and firefighters formed a chain to lift the victim up from the site onto the roadway. Patient was transported to a local hospital. Crews waited on scene until released by PSP Reading.