Lawrence Truly was driving on Shady Avenue in Squirrel Hill when his vehicle left the roadway. His vehicle struck a tree head-on and he died. Investigators believe he may have suffered a medical problem before the crash.
Shawn Steinke was standing next to his pickup truck on Interstate 71 when a car struck him and his pickup truck. He suffered serious injuries and passed away on December 17th. The driver of the car has been identified as Kevin Pong, who was also seriously hurt in the crash.
Early Sunday morning, Michael and Robert Szumachowski were working on a truck on the 4000 block of North Rohrbaugh Road when the truck fell on them, killing both brothers. The deaths have been ruled accidental, according to the coroner.
Two people have died after a two-vehicle collision that happened just before 11 a.m. Friday in Perry County. A pickup truck driven by Paul Linard Junior of Maytown, crossed the center line and crashed into a pickup truck driven by Elaine S. Berringer of New Bloomfield. The crash occurred in the 4900 block of Shermans Valley Road in Northeast Madison Township. There is no word on why Linard crossed the center line.
A bicyclist was traveling eastbound when he was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of New Holland Avenue and Pleasure Road. He was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. His identity and the identity of the driver have not yet been released.
A 16-year-old male was driving a Mustang, and lost control of the vehicle while turning onto East Chestnut Street. The Mustang veered onto the sidewalk and struck an 11-year-old boy, who was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. The vehicle stopped when it struck the back of a nearby residence. Authorities are still investigating this accident.
A Middletown man was killed when his vehicle went off the side of Ohio 63 and crashed into a tree. Tommy Christopher David, 44, was driving west when he lost control of a 1999 Chrysler Cirrus he was operating on Ohio 63 just east of Heritage Green Drive. David’s vehicle went off the right side of the road and down a hill, and then hit a fence and then a tree. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. The initial investigation indicates speed was a contributing factor in the crash.
At about 4:45pm, a pickup truck was waiting to make a turn when another pickup truck struck it from behind, which propelled it into the oncoming lane where it collided with a third vehicle head-on. Five people were hospitalized as a result, though none had life-threatening injuries. We will update this accident as more information is released.
An unsecrued mattress fell from a trailer, causing Allen Dozier to swerve and crash into a concrete median. Four of the five people in his car were injured and transported to a medical center in Hershey. Two of the people injured were children. The driver that caused the accident, 49-year-old Douglas Campbell, turned himself into police Monday.
Four people, all believed to be from the same family, died after a three-vehicle crash Monday afternoon in Lower Chanceford Township, York County. Emmanuel Esh, 73, and his brother, 66-year-old Melvin Esh, died at the scene of the crash at the intersection of Holtwood Road and Flaherty Road. Elizabeth Esh, 22, of Brogue, died at York Hospital early Tuesday and the baby she was carrying, a boy, was stillborn at the hospital Monday evening.