LIMERICK — A Chevrolet Silverado ended up in Possum Hollow Run when its driver failed to negotiate a curve on Sanatoga Road around 4:50 p.m. Sunday.
The only occupant of the vehicle, an unnamed male, was not injured but had to be helped out of the pickup truck by emergency responders.
Fed by melting snow in Sunday’s warmer temperatures, swift water reached almost to the floor of the vehicle. It was facing northwest, essentially bisecting the creek.
Roads were wet in the area because of the melting snow but it’s not believed road conditions played into the crash.
“He didn’t quite make the turn,” said Limerick Police Sgt. Matt Daywalt.
Tracks from the truck’s tires could be seen in the mud leading up the creek where the truck came to rest.
In addition to the Limerick Police Department, both the Limerick and Linfield fire companies responded to the scene along with Trappe Fire Company Ambulance. The Royersford Fire Department was also briefly dispatched to the scene.
Sanatoga Road was shut down between Longview and Evergreen roads by fire police while emergency crews were on scene and a tow truck was called.
“The tow truck is going to have a tough time with this one,” several responders on scene were heard saying at different times.