Update: Phillip Sullivan surrendered on July 21, 2021. He was arraigned by MDJ Jonathan Heisse. Judge Heisse set Sullivan's bail at $250,000 cash. Sullivan was unable to post bail and committed to Lancaster County Prison to await further court proceedings.
The East Earl Township Police Department charged Phillip C. Sullivan, II of Lititz with Homicide by Vehicle, Homicide by Vehicle While DUI, Accidents Involving Death or Personal Injury, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Controlled Substance (General Impairment), and three summary offenses. It is alleged that on July 5, 2021 at around 2:45 AM, Sullivan was under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs when he struck a horse and cart in the 5700 block of Division Highway with his vehicle. Sullivan fled the scene of the crash. Sullivan was located approximately 45 minutes later and found to be driving while under the influence of alcohol and/or a controlled substance. The driver of the cart, Andrew J. Stoltzfus of Honey Brook, died on July 7, 2021, as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.
On July 20, 2021, after an investigation, a warrant for Sullivan's arrest was issued by MDJ Jonathan Heisse.
The investigation continues with additional charges possible.
Sullivan is presumed INNOCENT.