Accident with Entrapment at Route 113 & Pothouse Roads
By Assistant Chief Doug Gable
November 12, 2022

Saturday November 12, 2022. This accident came in around 10:30 AM. The Kimberton FD and West End Ambulance were first alerted for an accident with unknown injuries at Route 113 & Pothouse Roads. First in units found a 3-vehicle rear end collision, with 1 trapped in the middle car and multiple injuries. Additional Ambulances were requested bringing Both Ambulances from West End, 2 from Uwchlan EMS and one from Spring City (Friendship of Royersford). Kimberton Rescue crews went right to work on the trapped occupant in the rear seat of the middle car, removing the back door and 'B' post to access the trauma patient.

The striking vehicle rear ended the vehicles pushing the vehicles several feet into the intersection. The road was closed for approx. 1 hour while crews swept the roadway and applied oil dry.

Units: Rescue, Engine, Tac. Fire Police, Brush and Assistant Chief
Mutual Aid: West End Ambulance, Uwchlan EMS and Friendship of Royersford, East Pikeland & Schuylkill Twp Police.