First responders to a two-vehicle accident Friday morning at Buchert and Kepler roads in Lower Pottsgrove needed a jaws-of-life tool and power saw to cut one driver out of the wreckage. The second driver was taken to the hospital.
A Thursday afternoon crash outside a Sanatoga restaurant resulted in injury to a motorbike driver, Lower Pottsgrove police said. He was transported to Pottstown Hospital. The accident remains under investigation.
Bright sun glare prevented a driver, eastbound Friday on East High Street at South Park Road, from seeing a car in front of hers; they collided. No one was injured, but her car was damaged enough to be towed.
Police investigating a Thursday afternoon one-car accident on North Charlotte Street near Bliem Road tentatively attributed its cause to wet weather. The driver suffered minor injuries, they said.
Two cars were damaged, and both drivers transported to Pottstown Hospital, after an 8:20 a.m. Thursday accident in the 2100 block of East High Street in Sanatoga. Both cars had to be towed from the scene.
Several vehicles stored in or near a garage located on King Street in Sanatoga, between Hause Avenue and North Pleasant View Road, were completely burned or heavily damaged in a Friday early evening fire.
A crew of painters improving an upper floor at the Best Western Inn on Industrial Highway in Lower Pottsgrove accidentally tripped an alarm Thursday that brought first-responders to the scene.
Damage Wednesday inside an electrical transformer that fed power to Pottsgrove High School could not be immediately repaired. Power was cut, and school officials decided to dismiss students at mid-morning.