Joshua High, Trent Hall Among 5 Injured in North Heidelberg Township Ambulance Crash at North Heidelberg and West Meadow Roads
North Heidelberg, Pennsylvania (September 12, 2018) – Five people were hospitalized after a crash between a car and a Western Berks Ambulance in North Heidelberg Township on Tuesday evening, according to the State Police.
The crash was reported at around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, September 11 at North Heidelberg and West Meadow Roads.
Police said Joshua E. High, 35, of Lenhartsville was driving the ambulance that was transporting a patient to Penn State Health St. Joseph’s and was traveling northbound on North Heidelberg road when 19-year-old Wernersville man Trent J. Hall, pulled out from West Meadow Road.
High tried to brake but the ambulance slid and crashed into the car, before rolling over.
The Car was pushed over the guardrail in the opposite side of the road by the crash.
Emergency crews from the Western Berks Ambulance and Muhlenberg Area Ambulance Association responded to the crash and transported five victims to Reading Hospital for treatment of minor-to-moderate injuries.
Among those transported were High, his partner Kenneth H. Romberger, 49, of Bethel and the patient being transported, who was identified as Wayne E. Makius, 66, of Wernersville.
Hall and his passenger, Xavier J. Char-Amato, were also transported to the hospital by the medics.
The State Police are investigating the accident.
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