LAMPETER, PA — West Lampeter Police Department announced they are investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred Sunday.
Authorities stated that on March 26, 2023, at approximately 5:10 pm, first responders were dispatched to a vehicle accident at the intersection of Eshelman Mill Road and Locust Lane in West Lampeter Township. There were two vehicles involved in the accident, a dark-colored Mercedes SUV traveling south on Eshelman Mill Road and a tan-colored Mercedes sedan traveling east on Locust Lane. The two female occupants in the sedan were transported to LGH Penn Medicine for treatment.
The 81-year-old female driver from Delaware was pronounced dead shortly after she arrived at the hospital. The condition of the passenger is unknown at this time other than she is receiving treatment. The driver of the SUV, a female from Willow Street, was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
The Lancaster County Major Crash Investigation Team was assisting with the on-scene investigation. The cause of the accident is still under investigation. Willow Street and Lampeter Fire companies responded along with Lancaster EMS Agency.
If you witnessed this accident or have any information, contact the West Lampeter Township Police at 717-464-2421.
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