Deadly Crash Along Route 309

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    NEWSLETTERS

    The deadly crash blocked the southbound lanes. (Published Monday, Jan 13, 2014)

    A crash left a person dead this morning and a busy area roadway closed for more than six hours.

    A pickup truck appeared to have rear-ended a charter bus along the southbound lanes of Route 309 near Pumping Station Road in Quakertown, Pa. around 4:30 a.m. Monday.

    One person died. No word on other injuries.

    The pickup truck appeared to have serious front-end damage while the rear of the bus appeared pushed in.

    The crash left Route 309 closed in both directions for more than five hours as police investigated what led to the deadly wreck. they said the hoped to open the road sometime before 11 a.m.

    Police didn't immediately identify anyone involved.