Quakertown, PA – Man Killed in Fatal Dump Truck Accident on PA-309Law Pa
Quakertown, PA (October 2, 2020) – Around 11 a.m. on Friday morning, October 2, a man was killed in a fatal dump truck accident in Quakertown.
The accident took place in the morning hours when a dump truck and a passenger vehicle collided with each other on PA-309 around the area of the Richland Plaza. Police have not yet confirmed the circumstances leading up to the collision.
The 87-year-old driver of the Chevrolet Impala involved in the accident, who has not yet formally been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene. The condition of the dump truck driver is not yet known.
The roadway around the area of the collision was closed down for approximately four hours after the collision occurred.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
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