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Snow Contributes to Upper Milford Crash, Police Say

One SUV is unable to stop and strikes another, troopers report.

Snow Contributes to Upper Milford Crash, Police Say

Snow caused slippery roads that contributed to a recent accident in Upper Milford Township, police said.

A Perkiomenville, Montgomery County, driver was injured in an accident at 6:10 p.m. March 18, according to state police at Fogelsville. The other motorist was unhurt.

Nicholas DiFrancesco, 21, was southbound on Chestnut Street when he slowed for the snow-covered roadway, police said. Biao Xu, 44, of Collegeville, Montgomery County, was behind in his Toyota Rav 4 and was unable to stop in time to avoid driving into the back of DiFrancesco's Jeep Cherokee.

The two drivers were able to pull their SUVs into a driveway at 6971 Chestnut St., police said.

DiFrancesco received an injury of unknown severity, police said. He was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest by Cetronia Ambulance Corps.

Xu was unhurt, police said.

Xu was cited for failing to drive at a safe speed, police said.

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