Special News Release – Fatal Crash in Manheim Township
Lieutenant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer
Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583
Cell: (717) 340-2130
SPECIAL NEWS RELEASE - FATAL CRASH IN MANHEIM TOWNSHIP - APRIL 26, 2021
The Manheim Township Police Department is currently investigating a two-vehicle crash which occurred at 8:18 p.m., on Friday, April 23rd, 2021 in the 2100 block of New Holland Pike in Manheim Township. A 29-year-old female from Mount Joy, PA was operating her vehicle eastbound on New Holland Pike. As the female passed the intersection of Landis Valley Road, her vehicle veered into the oncoming lane, and struck a vehicle going westbound, head-on. The female driver was taken to an area hospital, where she later died. The two (2) occupants of the vehicle she struck were taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The roadway was closed for several hours so investigators could reconstruct the crash scene. Any persons who may have witnessed this crash are asked to contact the Manheim Township Police Department 717-569-6401, or provide information electronically by clicking “Submit a Tip” below. No further information is being released at this time as this remains an open and active investigation.