Car Towed Away After Wednesday Accident in Salford

SALFORD PA – A 64-year-old Lake Ariel, Wayne County PA man was cited Wednesday (Feb. 2, 2022) by Pennsylvania State Police from the Troop T Barracks in King of Prussia, following a two-car accident that occurred at 12:42 p.m. on the same day at Interstate 476 just south of South Dietz Mill Road in Salford Township, troopers reported.

They stated the Lake Ariel man was traveling south on the turnpike’s center lane in a 2019-model Subaru Forester, as a 37-year-old Levittown PA woman in a 2017-model Ford Fusion also was traveling south in the left lane. The Subaru “changed lanes and traveled into the path” of the Fusion. The Fusion’s driver “swerved to the left” to avoid it.

The Fusion’s left front bumper “struck the center concrete barrier” at the highway’s median, and after the impact the Levittown woman “swerved to the right to correct the vehicle.” However, the Fusion then “spun clockwise, crossed the three lanes of travel, and came to rest against the guide rail, with its left rear side panel striking the guard rail facing northeast.”

Neither party was injured, but the Fusion could not be driven and was towed from the scene by Rob’s Towing.

Although troopers said their investigation was continuing, they reported the Lake Ariel driver of the Subaru was ticketed for failure to properly drive on roadways laned for traffic.

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