Troopers Ticket Young Driver Following Trappe Crash

TRAPPE PA – One driver was ticketed following a two-vehicle accident that occurred Tuesday (April 26, 2022) at 3:33 p.m. on West Main Street near West 1st Avenue in Trappe Borough, according to Pennsylvania State Police from the Troop K Barracks in Skippack. No one was injured, but both vehicles suffered disabling damage and were towed from the scene.

A 16-year-old Collegeville male driving a 2022-model Subaru Imprezza was cited by troopers for failing to obey stop and yield signs during the incident.

Troopers said a 65-year-old man, also from Collegeville, was driving a 2018-model Mercedes-Benz Metris west on West Main Street near its intersection with West 1st Avenue when the 16-year-old Subaru driver “failed to yield to oncoming traffic,” pulled out in front of the Mercedes-Benz, and the Subaru “was struck in the front passenger side of the vehicle,” they wrote.

The Subaru “began to rotate counterclockwise and made contact again with the rear” of the Mercedes-Benz, troopers added. The Subaru continued to rotate, and struck and came to final rest on a sidewalk. The Mercedes-Benz driver “came to a controlled stop” about 50 yards west of the crash, the report stated.

All involved were wearing seat and lap belts, troopers noted. The vehicles were towed by Auto Rescue.

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