At 14:41 the GFC was dispatched to the report motor vehicle accident, with injuries, on Washington Road ¼ mile past the Schuylkill Vallley Library.
Leesport Co 37 was also dispatched and arrived on scene first. The nature of the accident appeared to be minor and Co. 37 advised GFC to proceed at normal flow.
Upon arrival the E55 crew found that a Honda Civic, heading southbound on Washington Road, had failed to properly negotiate a curve and had sideswiped a utility pole, damaging the vehicles right fromt fender and door. The utility pole sustained only superficial damage, however the incident was reported to Met-Ed for their inspection.
The driver of the Civic was examined by Northern Berks Ambulance EMTs but refused transport. No other vehicles were involved and no GFC services were required.
The accident is under investigation by the Bern Township Police.
Those responding for the GFC were:
Capt. Joe Stoudt
FF Dylan Heckman
FF Mike Berger
Photographer Steve Spies