Man, 38, dead after 9-vehicle collision in Chester Co. involving tractor trailer

One person has died following a serious tractor trailer accident in West Goshen Township in Chester County.

38-year-old Adam Harrison Swope, of Malvern Pa., was traveling southbound on Route 202 when he was struck by a northbound tractor trailer which had entered the southbound lanes after overturning.

The incident took place on Route 202 and Matlack Street around 12:45 p.m. on Saturday.

Police say the accident involved nine different vehicles, one of which was the tractor trailer that caught fire as a result of the impact.

Authorities say there were several minor to moderate injuries in addition to the one fatality.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has video or photographs is asked to call the West Goshen Police Department of traffic safety at 610-696-7400 or email at