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Rt 11 Reopens After Fatal Tanker Truck Crash: PennDOT Rt 11 Reopens After Fatal Tanker Truck Crash: PennDOT
Rt 11 Reopens After Fatal Tanker Truck Crash: PennDOT A coroner was called to the scene of a crash on Route 11 on Wednesday morning, according to Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesperson Fritzi Schreffler.  The crash is believed to have been between a tanker truck and a passenger vehicle, Schreffler explained. It happened between Schoolhouse and Cove roads at around 11:30 a.m. on July 10. It is unclear "which vehicle had the fatality," Schreffler said.  The area affected by the closure was between Maryville and Duncannon. The roadway reopened around 2:30 p.m., according to PennDOT's 511PA and Schreffler.…
Accident Closes Route 30 In Lancaster County Accident Closes Route 30 In Lancaster County
Accident Closes Route 30 In Lancaster County Traffic on Route 30/Lincoln Highway in Lancaster County is shut down after a multi-vehicle crash on Monday morning, June 17, authorities say.  Route 30 is closed between Newport Pike and Simmontown Road, according to PennDOT.  WGAL reports the Lancaster County Coroner's Office responded to the scene. 
Crash Shuts Down I-81 On-Ramp In Franklin County Crash Shuts Down I-81 On-Ramp In Franklin County
Crash Shuts Down I-81 On-Ramp In Franklin County A multi-vehicle accident shut down an on-ramp to Interstate 81 in Franklin County on Friday morning, May 17, according to PennDOT.  Officials said it happened on the PA 696 ramp to I-81's southbound lanes near Exit 24 in Southampton Township. The ramp was still closed as of 9:30 a.m.  It's not yet clear if anyone was hurt. 
Multi-Vehicle Crash Slows Traffic On I-83 In York: PennDOT (DEVELOPING) Multi-Vehicle Crash Slows Traffic On I-83 In York: PennDOT (DEVELOPING)
Multi-Vehicle Crash Slows Traffic On I-83 In York: PennDOT (Developing) A multiple-vehicle crash is causing serious delays on Interstate 83 in Central Pennsylvania on Tuesday, according to the state's Department of Transportation. The collision occurred around 12:30 p.m. on May 7, according to PennDOT's 511PA.  It briefly closed all lanes of I-83 North between Exit 32: PA 382 - Newberrytown and Exit 33: PA 392 - Yocumtown, as shown on 511PA.  One lane reopened shortly after 1 p.m., PennDOT spokesperson Fritzi Schreffler told us. Emergency crews were called to the scene, according to York County Department of Emergency Services.  The crash…
2 Trapped In 4-Vehicle Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer On Rt 30 In York (DEVELOPING) 2 Trapped In 4-Vehicle Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer On Rt 30 In York (DEVELOPING)
2 Trapped In 4-Vehicle Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer On Rt 30 In York (Developing) A four-vehicle crash on Route 30 trapped two people in their vehicles on Tuesday morning, York County Department of Emergency Services explained. The crash involving a tractor-trailer and three passenger vehicles happened at  Arsenal Road/Route 30 Westbound near Loucks Mill Road in Springettsbury Township at 8:16 a.m. on April 9, according to YCDES. At least one person was reportedly injured, and two people were extricated from their vehicles, dispatchers explained.  Route 30 Westbound was shut down at Eden Road at 8:45 a.m. but it reopened at 11:32 a.m. according to PennDOT spok…
I-81 Traffic Creeps, Crawls Following 'Serious' Crash At PA/MD Line:PennDOT I-81 Traffic Creeps, Crawls Following 'Serious' Crash At PA/MD Line:PennDOT
I-81 Traffic Creeps, Crawls Following 'Serious' Crash At PA/MD Line:PennDOT A serious crash on Interstate 81 caused some major deals near the Pennslyvania/Maryland state line on Monday, according to authorities.  The crash happened in the northbound lanes of I-81 at mile marker 10.3 in Guilford Township, Greencastle at 9:28 a.m. on March 11, according to PennDOT.  State police investigated the crash.  The number of vehicles involved and any injuries were not noted.  PennDOT expects residual delays. 
Resident Killed When Tree Falls On House In Central Pennsylvania: Officials Resident Killed When Tree Falls On House In Central Pennsylvania: Officials
Scott Quickel Killed When Tree Falls On House: Coroner A 45-year-old Central Pennsylvania man died after a tree fell on his home early Monday morning. Scott Quickel has been identified as the man killed in this tragic tree fall, the Cumberland County Coroner Charles Hall told Daily Voice. The tree fell onto a house at 804 Baltimore Pike/US Route 94 in South Middleton Township, Gardeners, at 3:10 a.m. on March 11, according to Cumberland County Emergency Dispatch. Three people were in the home when the tree came down due to soil loosened by heavy rains followed by strong winds fire officials in the township explained. Two people esca…
Woman ID'd After Head-On Crash In Fairview Township Police: Coroner Woman ID'd After Head-On Crash In Fairview Township Police: Coroner
Woman ID'd After Head-On Crash In Fairview Township Police: Coroner A 44-year-old woman has been identified following a two-vehicle crash in Fairview Township on Tuesday evening, the York County Coroner's Office announced the following night.  Dimitra Sideras, of the 3100 block of Robin Road, West Manchester Township died at the scene of the crash at 6:35 p.m., according to Coroner Pam Gay. The two-vehicle crash happened at the intersection of Brenneman Drive and Lewisberry Road/PA 382 in Fairview Township shortly after 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 6, according to the York County Department of Emergency Services.  The Fairview Township Police…
Winter Weather Advisory In Effect For Cumberland County Winter Weather Advisory In Effect For Cumberland County
Winter Weather Advisory In Effect For Cumberland County Officials are advising residents across southeastern and central Pennsylvania to take caution ahead of the snowstorm predicted for Friday, Jan. 19, according to National Weather Service meteorologists.  Chester, Delaware, Philadelphia, and parts of lower Bucks and Montgomery counties are under a winter storm warning as of 5 p.m. Thursday. In Adams, Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Northampton, and upper Bucks and Montgomery counties, a winter weather advisory is in place.  NWS's Mount Holly, New Jersey station says snow will begin to fall around 4 to 7 a.m. …
Man 'Run Over', Struck Multiple Times On I-83 In York Co. ID'd: Authorities Man 'Run Over', Struck Multiple Times On I-83 In York Co. ID'd: Authorities
Man 'Run Over', Struck Multiple Times On I-83 In York Co. ID'd: Authorities A 41-year-old man has been identified after being struck multiple times and "run over by a tractor-trailer" on Interstate 83 in York County, authorities announced on Tuesday morning.  Joseph Biswa of York County was "found unconscious but breathing underneath a van in the northbound lanes" of I-83 in Fairview Township around 12:45 a.m. on Jan. 16, Pennsylvania State Trooper James Grothey stated in a release.  He was taken to Penn State Holy Spirit Medical Center where he died from his injuries, according to Grothey.  The series of crashes began around 12:27 a.…
US Rt 30 Crash Kills Man, York County Coroner Says (UPDATE) US Rt 30 Crash Kills Man, York County Coroner Says (UPDATE)
US Rt 30 Crash Kills Man, York County Coroner Says (Update) A coroner was called to the WellSpan York hospital in connection to the crash near the border of York and Adams counties along US Route 30, authorities said on Friday.  An 86-year-old man at 11:01 a.m. on Jan. 12, following the crash, York County Coroner Pam Gay explained. A tractor-trailer and a sedan had collided in the 7400 block of Lincoln Highway/US Route 30 near the intersection of Moulstown Road in Paradise Township, just before 9:19 a.m. on Jan. 12 when the call came into the County of York Department of Emergency Services.  The driver of the sedan was entrapped in his v…
Driver Goes 125 MPH High On THC, Xanax Racing Lancaster Motorcyclist To His Death: Police Driver Goes 125 MPH High On THC, Xanax Racing Lancaster Motorcyclist To His Death: Police
Driver Goes 125 MPH High On THC, Xanax Racing Lancaster Motorcyclist To His Death: Police A high-speed race between two young men ended with one dead and the other charged with homicide by vehicle, according to an update by police issued on Friday, Dec. 29.  Brandon Caleb Gentile, 20, of Coatesville, has had a slew of charges leveled against him in connection with the crash that left 22-year-old Thomas "Tom" Austin Hartenstine, of Manor Township, Lancaster dead on June 4. Gentile was driving a white Subaru and Hartenstine was riding a Suzuki GSX-R1000 motorcycle when the two supposedly began street racing on Route 30 East, a witness told the police. …
Mechanicsburg Native 'Flattened' In Tractor-Trailer Crash: Authorities Mechanicsburg Native 'Flattened' In Tractor-Trailer Crash: Authorities
Mechanicsburg Native 'Flattened' In Tractor-Trailer Crash: Authorities A 35-year-old adjunct professor, college staff member, and Ph.D. student has been identified as the victim of a fatal tractor-trailer crash on Friday, according to the Adams County Coroner's office. Sara Gifford most recently of Dillsburg, died at the scene of the crash in the northbound lanes of Route 15 at the intersection with Bonners Hill Road in Latimore Township, authorities confirmed to Daily Voice.  The crash happened just before 4 p.m. on Dec. 22, according to PennDOT.  A Life Lion helicopter was initially called to the scene and later the coroner's office was called. It…
School Bus Driver Charged After Crash Hospitalizes 8: PA State Police School Bus Driver Charged After Crash Hospitalizes 8: PA State Police
School Bus Driver Terry Stroup Charged For Causing Crash A school bus driver has been charged after eight people were injured in a crash involving the bus and a car, Pennsylvania State Police announced on Tuesday.  Terry M. Stroup, 34 of Neville, was wearing her seatbelt but suffered a "suspected minor injury" Pennsylvania State Police wrote in an updated release on Dec. 12. She was taken to Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill for an evaluation. The crash happened at the intersection of Newville and Oakville roads in North Newton Township at 8:50 a.m. on Dec. 12, PSP Trooper Megan Frazer detailed in the initial release.…
Pedestrian 'Incident' On I-81 At Maryland Border Clears: PennDOT Pedestrian 'Incident' On I-81 At Maryland Border Clears: PennDOT
Pedestrian 'Incident' On I-81 At Maryland Border Clears: PennDOT Part of Interstate 81 shut down in Central Pennsylvania on Friday morning, according to Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesperson Fritzi Schreffler.  The "pedestrian-related incident" happened at mile marker 1 on Sept. 22 shortly before 7:40 a.m., Schreffler detailed to Daily Voice.  The southbound lanes closed between exit 3 to Molly Pitcher Highway and the Maryland border, according to PennDOT.  The roadway reopened shortly after 9 a.m. "No more information will be released at this time," Schreffler said. 
'Shit Show' In Shippensburg Street Halts Traffic (PHOTOS) 'Shit Show' In Shippensburg Street Halts Traffic (PHOTOS)
'Shit Show' In Shippensburg Street Halts Traffic (Photos) A tractor pulling a trailer spilled its load of manure on Wednesday. The stinky spill happened in the 8100 block of Molly Pitcher Highway North/US 11 in Southampton Township, Shippensburg around 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 13.  The roadway was closed between Clearfield Road and Temporary Drive, the Shippensburg Fire Department said. The rollover caused delays between Mount Rock Road and Temporary Drive, according to PennDOT. The "shit show" happened near Final Auto Drive Dealership, the local resident and photographer Alexis Santiago said in a post.  The area appears to have reope…
Crash On US 222 Causing Delays In Ephrata (DEVELOPING) Crash On US 222 Causing Delays In Ephrata (DEVELOPING)
Crash On US 222 Causing Delays In Ephrata (Developing) A multi-vehicle crash is causing major delays on US 222 in Ephrata, authorities say.  A van hauling a trailer flipped over by mile marker 39.4 on US 222 northbound near Peach Road, West Earl Township just after 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, according to Lancaster County Wide Communications. The crash shuttered the highway between exits PA 772 to Brownstown or Rothsville and US 322 to Ephrata as of 2:27 p.m. according to PennDOT.  Major delays are ongoing but no injuries have been reported as of 3 p.m. Follow Daily Voice for updates. 
Tractor-Trailer Crash Halts Traffic For Hours In PA On I-81 (PHOTOS) Tractor-Trailer Crash Halts Traffic For Hours In PA On I-81 (PHOTOS)
Tractor-Trailer Crash Halts Traffic For Hours In PA On I-81 (Photos) An oil spill caused by a tractor-trailer crash halted traffic on Interstate 81 for hours on Friday morning.  The tractor-trailer crashed in the northbound lanes of I-81, near  Exit 80/Route 743 for Grantville around 1 a.m. on Sept. 1, authorities say.  The Pennsylvania State Police, fire police, and the Grantville Volunteer Fire Company were called to the scene.  The scene of the tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 81 in Central Pennsylvania. Grantville Volunteer Fire Company The highway reopened around 4:30 a.m., according to PennDOT. The scene of the tractor-trailer crash on Inte…
I-83 Bridge Reopens After 'Police Incident': PennDOT (UPDATE) I-83 Bridge Reopens After 'Police Incident': PennDOT (UPDATE)
I-83 Bridge Reopens After 'Police Incident': PennDOT (Update) A "police incident' halted all traffic on Interstate 83 in Central Pennsylvania, authorities announced on Thursday night.  The police incident on I-83 North happened in the northbound lane of South Bridge around 9:15 p.m. on Aug. 24, according to PennDOT spokesperson Fritzi Schreffler.  The area closed was from Exit 41B for Lemoyne to Exit 43 for Capitol/2nd Street. All southbound lanes were briefly closed as well but were reopened before 9 p.m., according to 511PA.  All lanes reopened at 11:30 p.m., according to Schreffler.  The number of vehicles or persons involved…
Motorcyclist Dies In Pothole-Related Crash In PA Motorcyclist Dies In Pothole-Related Crash In PA
Motorcyclist Dies In Pothole-Related Crash In PA A motorcyclist lost control of his bike and fatally crashed after driving over "a series of potholes," on Bristol Pike, authorities say.  It happened in Falls Township, Levittown on Saturday, Aug. 12 around 10:30 a.m., police said in a release.  The victim, an unnamed 32-year-old man from Croydon, was riding along Bristol Pike when he encountered the potholes just south of Mill Creek Road, police said.  According to investigators, after losing control of the bike, the motorcyclist left the roadway and clipped the guard rail before striking a telephone pole. He was rushed to …
Serious Storm Damage From Flash Flood In Eastern PA (PHOTOS) Serious Storm Damage From Flash Flood In Eastern PA (PHOTOS)
Serious Storm Damage From Flash Flood In Eastern PA (Photos) More storms may be yet to come, the National Weather Service advised as authorities are assessing damage after major thunderstorms left portions of Chester County underwater on Tuesday, July 25.  The National Weather Service had warned of a severe thunderstorm watch from Washington DC to the northern border of Connecticut around noon and lasting through 8 p.m.  By 8:30 p.m., the West Whiteland Fire Company said that it had made 16 water rescues to pull more than 30 people from their vehicles that had been caught in the flood.  "We cannot stress enough do not drive through flooded roadways…
Tractor-Trailer Driver Hospitalized, I-81 Reopens After Crash In Central PA (UPDATE) Tractor-Trailer Driver Hospitalized, I-81 Reopens After Crash In Central PA (UPDATE)
Tractor-Trailer Driver Hospitalized, I-81 Reopens After Crash In Central PA (Update) Part of Interstate 81 has reopened following a crash in Central Pennsylvania, authorities say. An empty tractor-trailer rolled down an embankment on I-81 around 10 a.m. on Monday, July 24, 2023, authorities told Daily Voice.  The driver has been hospitalized according to Pennsylvania State Police.  The fuel tank of the tractor-trailer ruptured in the crash, state police explained.  The area that was affected is the southbound lanes between Exit 100: PA 442 - Pine Grove and Exit 90: PA 72 - Lebanon near the Dauphin and Lebanon county line, according to the Pennsylvania Depar…
Some Lanes Reopen Following Explosive Tractor-Trailer Rollover On I-81: PennDOT Some Lanes Reopen Following Explosive Tractor-Trailer Rollover On I-81: PennDOT
Some Lanes Reopen Following Explosive Tractor-Trailer Rollover On I-81: PennDOT Minutes after a passenger car crash on Interstate 81, a tractor-trailer rolled over and erupted in a fiery blaze, on Monday evening, authorities told Daily Voice.  Stop-and-go traffic appears to have caused the crash of one tractor-trailer into a tractor-trailer hauling delivery vans rolled over in the northbound lanes of I-81 near Exit 44 (Plainfield) along Route 465 and Exit 45 (College Street) shortly after 4 p.m., PennDOT spokesperson Fritzi Schreffler told Daily Voice. The tractor-trailer hauling vans rolled over and the tank exploded, Schreffler said. Just before 5 p.m., all lanes no…
I-81 Reopens After 3 Tractor-Trailer Crashes: PennDOT (UPDATE) I-81 Reopens After 3 Tractor-Trailer Crashes: PennDOT (UPDATE)
I-81 Reopens After 3 Tractor-Trailer Crashes: PennDOT (Update) Multiple crashes involving tractor-trailers closed Interstate 81 in both directions on Friday, PennDOT officials told Daily Voice.  At least seven vehicles were involved in three separate crashes on I-81. Residual delays continued into the afternoon between exit 72 to Paxtonia/Linglestown and exit 77 to Manada Hill/Hershey. The first crash happened on I-81 North between Exit 72B: Linglestown and 1 mile north of Exit 77: PA 39 - Manada Hill/Hershey, according to PennDOT. All northbound lanes were closed between Exit 72 to Paxtonia/Linglestown and Exit 77 to Manada Hill/Hershey, according t…
Camper Rollover Crash On I-81 In Newville: Authorities (DEVELOPING) Camper Rollover Crash On I-81 In Newville: Authorities (DEVELOPING)
Camper Rollover Crash On I-81 In Newville: Authorities (Developing) A overturned trailer has blocked all lanes on Interstate 81 in Central Pennsylvania on Tuesday, June 20, 2023, authorities said.  The crash happened on I-81 southbound 1.4 miles south of Exit 37: PA 233 - Newville around 4 p.m., according to PennDOT. Crash on I-81 southbound at Mile Post: 36.0. There is a lane restriction. — 511PA Harrisburg (@511PAHarrisburg) June 20, 2023 "A truck towing a camper overturned, blocking southbound I-81 at Mile 36," Dave Thompson District Press Officer with PennDOT told Daily Voice, "as of 4:19 p.m. one lane is open to traffic."  The traffic appears t…
Multi-Vehicle Crash On I-83 In Central PA: PennDOT Multi-Vehicle Crash On I-83 In Central PA: PennDOT
Multi-Vehicle Crash On I-83 In Central PA: PennDOT A multi-vehicle crash is causing major delays on Interstate 83 in Central Pennsylvania on Friday, June 16, 2023, according to PennDOT. The crash involves a tractor-trailer and at least one passenger vehicle on I-83, according to radio broadcasts from first responders. It was reported just after 11 a.m. according to York County emergency dispatch.  The crash has closed the northbound lanes between Exits 39A: PA 114 - Lewisberry Road and 40A: Limekiln Road. There is no word of any injuries.  This is the second crash on I-83 this morning. You can read about the other crash here.&nb…
Crash Closes Part Of I-83 In Central PA: PennDOT Crash Closes Part Of I-83 In Central PA: PennDOT
Crash Closes Part Of I-83 In Central PA: PennDOT A crash has closed all lanes of traffic along Interstate 83 by Harrisburg Mall, according to PennDOT.  The crash happened just before 11 a.m. on I-83 southbound between Exit 45 - Paxton St/Bass Pro Drive and Exit 44B - 17th Street, according to PennDOT. All lanes remained closed as of 11:30 a.m. The crash appears to involve a microbus or passenger van, based on the traffic cameras in the area.  There is no word on any injuries. This is one of two crashes on I-83 on Friday morning. You can read about the other crash here. 
GUILTY! Teen Who Struck PennDOT Employee In Hit-Run Learns His Fate: DA GUILTY! Teen Who Struck PennDOT Employee In Hit-Run Learns His Fate: DA
Guilty! Teen Who Struck PennDOT Employee In Hit-Run Learns His Fate: DA A teenager who "intentionally" hit a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation employee has pleaded guilty as part of a negotiated deal, the Cumberland County district attorney's office announced on Monday, June 12, 2023.  PennDOT employee Bill Layton "was pushed onto the hood of his pickup truck and ultimately propelled onto a mailbox" when he was struck by a gold pickup truck (pictured) along Rich Valley Road near Sherwood Drive at 10:50 a.m., on April 13, 2022, authorities detailed in multiple releases.  Dawson Adam Smith of Harrisburg was just was 19-years-old when he identifi…
Mayor Of PA Town Charged In Hit-Run Crash That Injured Other Driver: DA Mayor Of PA Town Charged In Hit-Run Crash That Injured Other Driver: DA
Mayor Of PA Town Charged In Hit-Run Crash That Injured Other Driver: DA Charges have been field against the mayor of a suburban Philadelphia town in connection with a hit-and-run crash in April, authorities announced. Brud Charles Anderson, the 50-year-old mayor of Morrisville, was apparently behind the wheel of a Ford Sport-Trac heading north on North Delmorr Avenue, when he turned left in front of the Chevrolet Equinox, around 3 p.m. on April 13, in Morrisville, the Bucks County District Attorney Matthew D. Weintraub said. Both vehicles stopped, but the Ford suddenly reversed and sped away, heading west on East Trenton Avenue, the DA's office said. Afte…
Suspect Caught After I-83 Closure: PA State Police (UPDATE) Suspect Caught After I-83 Closure: PA State Police (UPDATE)
Suspect Caught After I-83 Closure: PA State Police (Update) A manhunt in York County is over, Pennsylvania State Police announced around 4:30 p.m. on Monday, June 5, 2023. UPDATE: A suspect has been apprehended following a manhunt that shut down part of Interstate 83 for nearly 8 hours.  The unidentified man was taken into custody near mile marker 5 in Shrewsbury Township near I-83, according to Pennsylvania State Police, Troop J. "There is currently no danger to the public," police said.  No additional details were shared. Anyone who has any information on this incident is asked to contact PSP York at 717-428-1011.  ORIGINA…
2 Vehicle Rollover Crash Spills Fuel On I-81 In Lebanon County: PennDOT 2 Vehicle Rollover Crash Spills Fuel On I-81 In Lebanon County: PennDOT
2 Vehicle Rollover Crash Spills Fuel On I-81 In Lebanon County: PennDOT A crash involving an SUV and a tractor-trailer has shuttered part of Interstate 81 in Lebanon County, PennDOT spokesperson Fritzi Schreffler told Daily Voice.  The crash happened at mile marker 92 in Southern Lebanon County just before 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, May 30, 2023.  The tractor-trailer overturned and spilled diesel fuel— closing both lanes through Exit 100 into Schuylkill County, according to Schreffler.  It is unclear if anyone was hurt.  Follow Daily Voice for updates.