A 23-year-old Quakertown man and a 52-year-old Quakertown woman were killed when their vehicles collided head-on in the 1700 block of John Fries Highway in Milford Sunday.
State police said Nicholas Umberger, 23, of Quakertown, was driving a gray 2012 Subaru Impreza south on the road when he drifted into the northbound lane and hit a white 2003 Ford Explorer around 7:04 a.m.
Police said Umberger and the driver of the SUV, identified as Terry L. Carrozzino, were pronounced dead at the scene by the Bucks County Corner. Both were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the collision. Carrozzino, of the 1400 block of Fels Road in Milford, was reportedly traveling with an unidentified man and woman at the time of the crash, officials at the scene said.
Umberger also had a passenger, a man, who was also unidentified as of press time.
All three passengers had to be extricated from the vehicles, one with serious injuries, officials said. They were taken by St. Luke’s Ambulance to area hospitals for treatment. No further information on their conditions was available.
The reason for the collision is still under investigation, state police, Dublin barracks, said.
State police were assisted at the scene by Richland Police, Milford, Pennsburg and East Greenville fire companies and fire police, Quakertown fire police and Upper Perkiomen Ambulance.
Emergency personnel were on the scene until about noon, at which time the road was reopened.
Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call Tpr. Victor Quinones at (215)249-9191.