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Rt. 422 in Reading open again after truck crash

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Truck crash on Route 422 in Reading

Image from WFMZ-TV

Route 422 was closed in both directions through Reading for hours on Tuesday after a tractor-trailer crash.

The tractor trailer, being driven west on 422, jack-knifed and crashed through the median around 9:00 a.m.

The gasoline tanks of the truck were punctured in the crash.

It happened just before the Lancaster Ave exit.

The driver of the tractor trailer was transported to a hospital as a precaution.

There is no word yet on how this crash happened.

The highway was reopened again on Tuesday afternoon.

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