FRANKLIN COUNTY, Greene Twp. – A devastating vehicle accident occurred on the 5000 Block of Lincoln Way East, Greene Township, Franklin County, leaving two dead and several others with serious injuries.
The crash transpired as Unit #1, traveling West on Lincoln Way East, veered through the center turn lane, leading to a collision. The severity of the impact led to tragic results.
The Franklin County Coroner was called to the scene and pronounced Joshua REED, the operator of Unit #1, deceased. David WENTZ, a passenger in Unit #2, was later pronounced deceased at the Chambersburg Hospital.
The passenger of Unit #1 was left with serious injuries, while the operator and a passenger from Unit #2 also suffered suspected serious injuries. All injured parties have been transported to local medical facilities for emergency care.
PSP Chambersburg took charge of the scene, with valuable assistance from the Fayetteville Fire Department, Fayetteville EMS, West Shore EMS, and Mont Alto EMS. The Franklin County Coroner’s office was also present to aid in the ongoing investigation.
While the exact cause of the crash remains undetermined, officials anticipate releasing more information as the investigation progresses. Families of the victims have been notified.