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Trailer loses a wheel; shuts down Rt. 30 for an hour

Updated: Wednesday, September 25 2013, 12:09 PM CDT
Posted by: Lauren McLane

SPRINGETTSBURY -- Police in Springettsbury Township were dispatched to a vehicle crash around 7:40 a.m. today on Route 30 westbound in the area of Mt. Zion Road.

When the arrived, they found a trailer being pulled by another vehicle had lost a wheel. When the wheel came off, it struck two other vehicles also traveling west on Route 30. In addition to losing a wheel, a piece of wood also came off the trailer and that struck two other vehicles.

There were no injuries and none of the struck vehicles had to be towed from the scene. Police weighed the trailer and found that it was overweight. The driver, Rodrigo Castano-Castanda, of West Grove, was issued a summary citation for the overweight trailer.

One lane of Route 30 westbound was closed for approximately one hour.Trailer loses a wheel; shuts down Rt. 30 for an hour

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