Farmington Avenue Auto Accident Snaps Utility Pole

A tow truck hauls the damaged car from the accident scene

Reporting and Photos by Tammy Auman
for The Pottstown Post

The severed utility pole

POTTSTOWN PA – First responders said the driver and sole occupant of a car that collided Thursday night (March 29, 2012) at about 11 p.m. with a utility pole on Farmington Avenue near Strogus Florist in Pottstown PA was transported to Pottstown Memorial Medical Center for care of an unspecified injury.

Upper Pottsgrove Fire Company members responded to the motor vehicle accident, assisted by Upper Pottsgrove Police, Goodwill Ambulance, and fire police crews from Upper Pottsgrove Pottstown and Gilbertsville.

Electrical power was said to be disrupted for a period of time for at least one Farmington Avenue resident.

The accident occurred shortly after the fire company had finished its vehicle fire training, according to an entry today (Friday, March 30) on its Facebook page. The last of emergency vehicles did not leave the scene until 2:30 this morning, it added.

Editor’s Note: Pottstown area resident, motocross racing champion, volunteer firefighter and mother-of-two Tammy Auman provides field coverage and photography for Garage Talk Live, a local auto racing show that airs on WNJC-AM 1360.