Crash Investigation – Auto vs. Cow

NLCRPD was dispatched to a crash with unknown injury on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 04:38 AM in the 100 block of Indiantown Road, in Clay Township. Arriving NLCRPD officers located a red Geo Prizm. The vehicle had front end damage and a smashed windshield, consistent with hitting a cow. The investigating officer made contact with the driver, identified as Brittany Zimmerman, age 25, of Lititz, PA.

Zimmerman stated that while she was traveling West on Indiantown Road at approximately 35 miles per hour. Zimmerman stated that she observed several cows in the roadway. She was unable to stop or avoid impact with the bovine. Zimmerman stated that she hit one of the cows, which rolled up on to the hood and windshield of her vehicle. Zimmerman stated that after she hit the cow, it got up and ran south in to a field, where she lost sight of it. Zimmerman stated that the farmer who owned the land along Indiantown Rd. stopped to check on her, then left to try to locate the cows.  Zimmerman was not injured.