Special News Release – Fatal Crash in Manheim Township
Sergeant Barry E. Waltz, Jr., Public Information Officer
Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1505
The Manheim Township Police Department is currently investigating a fatal vehicle crash that occurred at 6:10 p.m. July 15, on Route 222 South at Hunsicker Rd in Manheim Township. A 33-year-old female from Millersville, PA was operating a vehicle southbound on Route 222. The vehicle struck a passenger vehicle with one male occupant. When police arrived the 33-year-old female was unconscious. The driver of the second vehicle had non-life-threatening injuries. An off-duty paramedic was on the scene when police arrived and were already attempting life-saving measures on the female. Rescuers were ultimately unsuccessful. The Lancaster County Coroner’s Office responded to the scene and retained jurisdiction of the deceased.
The roadway was closed for several hours while investigators conducted a crash reconstruction of the scene. No further information is being released at this point pending next of kin notification.
The Manheim Township Police Department is conducting the crash investigation.
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.