Car strikes Pole in front of Coventry Christian School

Car Strikes Pole in front of Coventry Christian School in overnight accident

At approximately 2:51 Am on Monday October 7, 2019, Lower Pottsgrove Police responded to a single car accident at the intersection of N. Pleasantview Rd & Welsh Drive,  Police found a silver Chevrolet Monte Carlo, crashed into a PECO utility pole numbered in front of the Coventry Christian School.  The driver was identiifed as Carl DeBoard, age 67 of Pottstown, PA.  The crash left DeBoards car partially blocking the south bound lane of Pleasantview Rd.  DeBoard sustained minor injuries to his extremities but refused medical care.

Police investigation found that DeBoard was following a friend on Pleasantview Rd and he fell asleep at the wheel, leaving the shoulder of the roadway and resulting in the crash. Police were assisted on scene by Sanatoga Fire Company and Goodwill Ambulance.  DeBoards car was towed from the scene.

Incident Date: 
Monday, October 7, 2019 - 2:51am

Incident Type:

Reference ID: 
20191007M0002

Location: 

N Pleasantview Rd & Welsh Drive
Pottstown, PA 19464