Man in Critical Condition Following a Bristol Township Car Accident

A Bristol Township car accident involving four vehicles sends two to the hospital, including one in critical condition. The incident took place at approximately 9:30 AM on Sunday, April 8, 2012, along Route 13 in Bucks County.

According to local police, a white van traveling northbound on Route 13 collided with a 1998 Ford Escort that was heading northbound along Haines Road and attempting to cross Route 13. The force of the impact sent the van into a guardrail and then a 2011 GMC Terrain, which was stopped at a red light. The GMC Terrain was then forced into a blue 2002 Ford Explorer.

Rescue crews transported the driver of the Escort to St. Mary Medical Center in Middletown after he was extricated from his vehicle. The victim has been identified as a 54-year-old Levittown resident. He was listed in critical condition.

The 40-year-old driver of the van, also a Levittown resident, was taken to the hospital where he was released after being evaluated. Fortunately, there were no other injuries reported as a result of the wreck.

The four-vehicle Bristol Township car accident remains under investigation by local authorities. There was no immediate indication as to what caused the accident. Anyone with information regarding the crash has been asked to contact Bristol Township police at (267) 812-3047.

We extend our thoughts to everyone affected by this serious accident and wish them a speedy recovery.