Fatal Traffic Accident
On the evening of January 19, 2019 at about 9:23 pm, the Upper Providence Township Police Department responded to the intersection of South Collegeville Road (SR29) and Town Center Drive for a motor vehicle crash with reported injuries. The initial investigation revealed that a 62 year old male was operating a Dodge Dakota truck southbound on SR29 approaching Town Center Drive during a heavy rain storm. The vehicle struck a light standard positioned on a concrete island on the southwest corner of the intersection. The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was transported by Trappe Ambulance to Paoli Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The crash remains under investigation.