Driver Dies, Road Closed After Route 10 Accident

Driver Dies, Road Closed After Route 10 Accident

A crash on Route 10 near the intersection of Hershey and Leike Roads forced the closure of the busy road for hours Monday afternoon and resulted in the death of one of the drivers of the vehicles involved in the accident.

According to NBC10 in Philadelphia the crash, which happened a few minutes before noon Monday 4.15.2014 Route 10 & 30 Mapafternoon, closed Route for five hours as police and fire volunteers cleared the debris.

Keystone valley Fire Department’s own web page published this account of the accident and subsequent clean up:

On Monday, at 10:36 AM, KVFD was dispatched to assist the Sadsburyville Fire Company,along with multiple units throughout Western Chester County and Eastern Lancaster County, to an accident involving three vehicles on Rt. #10 north of Hershey Lane, Sadsbury Township.

Rescue 8, Engine 8-1 and Ambulance 8 responded.

Engine 8-1 and Engine 42-2 assisted with extrication until arrival of Rescue 8. All units were in-service and working. One subject was extricated from a pick-up truck on-scene.

Engine 42-2 had an 1 3/4″ line pulled for safety and all hazards were handled.

Initial reports confirmed that three vehicles were involved in a crossover accident with entrapment in two vehicles and with one reported fatality.

Ambulance 8 transported one patient to the Paoli Hospital with a paramedic from Brandywine Hospital on-board while Westwood EMS transported one patient to Brandywine Hospital.

Station 8 units cleared as the scene as Station 31 units handled the remainder of the incident. Sadsburyville Fire along with a fire police task force were on-scene most of the afternoon.

Investigation is being conducted by the Sadsbury Township police, West Sadsbury Township police, and Chester County’s accident reconstruction team.

While commenters on Facebook identified the man killed in the accident as Bruce Oas of Parkesburg, as of Tuesday morning, the name of the driver killed had not been officially released.

A video and a description of the accident scene is here on NBC10’s site.

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