UPDATE: Fatal crash involving bicyclist
UPDATE: The LBPD has filed a traffic citation against the driver, Joshua A. TSHUDY, age 38, of Lititz for a violation of the vehicle code titled Vehicle Turning Left.
The LBPD, in consultation with the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office, investigated the crash and determined that TSHUDY failed to yield the right-of-way to the bicyclist resulting in the crash that caused her fatal injuries. Police concluded that the bicyclist’s actions had not contributed to the crash.
TSHUDY is presumed innocent.
Previously released from the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office:
UPDATE: The 73-year-old bicyclist has passed away. Her name is Sarah Christine Mummert of Lititz. The 38-year-old vehicle driver is Joshua A. Tshudy of Lititz. Police continue to investigate the crash, in consultation with the Lancaster County District Attorney's Office.
PREVIOUSLY RELEASED: The vehicle, a Volkswagen, and bicycle collided on South Broad Street (Route 501) Saturday around 1:35 p.m. Information gathered thus far indicates the bicyclist was traveling west on East Second Avenue and attempted to cross Broad Street onto West Second Avenue. The vehicle driver was headed east on West Second Avenue and turning left to head north on South Broad Street. The bicycle struck the passenger side of the vehicle. Both the driver and bicyclist had a green light.