Police Release Details on Swamp Road Crash

The head-on collision occurred around 11:30 a.m. Monday and caused Swamp Road to be closed for about an hour.

Newtown Township police today provided additional details about a head-on collision that occurred Monday on Swamp Road in Wrightstown Township.

Police said a red Hyundai traveling westbound on Swamp Road crossed the double yellow lines and was to blame for the head-on crash, which occurred shortly before 11:30 a.m. The driver is being cited for careless driving and driving without a license, police said. 

The car collided head on with another Hyundai just east of Worthington Mill Road.

Both drivers were taken by ambulance to St. Mary's Medical Center in Middletown Township. They were treated for their injuries and were out of the hospital this morning, police said.

Both cars suffered front-end damage and were towed from the scene.

Newtown police, who patrol Wrightown Township, closed Swamp Road between Worthington Mill and Twinning Bridge roads following the accident. Swamp Road was reopened in the afternoon.


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