Hit and Run Accident



On 8/19/2019 at approximately 12:07 a.m., police were dispatched for a hit and run vehicle accident that occurred in the 1700 block of Lincoln Highway East.  Upon arrival, police located 5 Amish teens that were thrown from a horse drawn carriage.  The carriage had been traveling westbound and was struck from behind by a vehicle that fled the scene.  Front bumper debris left at the accident scene assisted police in identifying the striking vehicle as a white / light colored 2013-2015 Mitsubishi ASX Outlander Sport (SUV).  **The attached pictures are not the actual vehicle.** One of the teens was seriously injured and transported to a local hospital for treatment.  The carriage was being pulled by two horses of which one died.  It is believed the striking vehicle continued traveling westbound towards Lancaster City. Police are requesting assistance in identifying the vehicle and operator.  Anyone with information is requested to contact Lt. Shrom at 717 291-4676 and please refer to incident number 1908021909.  

**Update:  Vehicle of interest has been located thanks to assistance of WGAL.  The crash is still under investigation including the circumstances of how this vehicle was involved.  Information will be updated.**

Monday, August 19, 2019
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