Multi-Car Crash in Front of Westtown Village Shopping Center
Police say the driver may have suffered a medical event before the impact.
A 56-year-old Delaware man was hospitalized Monday afternoon after a serious multi-car accident on 202 in Westtown Township, Westtown-East Goshen Police are reporting.
According to the department, at 12:26 p.m. police spotted a motor vehicle accident while on patrol in the 1100 block of Wilmington Pike. A Ford Edge traveling northbound collided with two other vehicles before the entrance to Westtown Village Shopping Center.
After striking the two vehicles, police say the Ford traveled over a curb and collided with a large tree, parking lot light pole, and four parked and unoccupied vehicles in the parking lot of the Westtown Branch of TD Bank.
The driver of the Ford, a 56-year-old man from Claymont, Delaware was trapped in his vehicle and had to be freed by members of Fame Fire Co. The driver was transported to Paoli Hospital.
According to a summary of the accident the department provided to the media, police believe the man suffered a medical event before the collision.
Despite the damage, no one else was injured and TD Bank remained open during the accident investigation.
Police say a member of TD Bank Staff extinguished a small fire under the hood of the Ford before Fame Fire Co. arrived.