Fatal Crash - SR-222

On September 27, 2022, Officers of The East Cocalico Township Police Department were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on SR 222 South in the area of mile marker 43.2.  Upon arrival, Officers found two vehicles involved, including a commercial truck and a Hyundai sedan.  The truck was stopped in the right shoulder and the sedan was on the left shoulder of the highway.  Initial investigation revealed the sedan struck the rear of the stopped truck.  Two passengers had been ejected from the sedan, one of these individuals was pronounced deceased on the scene and the other was transported to Lancaster General Hospital, where she later succumbed to her injuries.  A third individual was transported from the scene and is currently being treated at Lancaster General Hospital. The driver of the commercial truck was uninjured.

  Anyone who may have witnesses the crash is asked to contact Corporal Steve Walsh of the East Cocalico Township Police Department by calling 717-336-1725.  The investigation is ongoing and release of the names of individuals involved are pending notification of next of kin.