A Lititz woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 early Monday morning , Pennsylvania State Police said.
Alyssa R. Kulp, 24, was northbound in the right lane at mile marker 20 at 5:18 a.m. when the crash happened. A Peterbilt tractor trailer driven by Debra Freeman, 54, Fayetteville rear ended Kulp’s Ford Escape.
Police said the unloaded flatbed rig was immediately behind the car in the right hand lane. It was following too closely and hit the car in its 7 o’clock position.
Kulp’s car spun out of control after impact, then hit a guard rail on the east side of the highway. The car went down an embankment, turning over and coming to rest in a grassy field off the roadway. The tractor-trailer came to rest upright off the side of the roadway.
Fayetteville Fire and EMS first responders rushed to the scene, where they found both women out of the wrecked vehicles.
Emergency medical personnel treated Kulp and Freeman at the scene by before taking them to area hospitals.
A Shippensburg Area EMS ambulance first responders took Kulp to Holy Spirit Hospital for further treatment of her injuries, police said.
A Fayetteville EMS ambulance transported Freeman to Chambersburg Hospital. Police cited Freeman for following to closely.
PA 997 crash
Two Fayetteville residents were injured in a head-on crash at 3:30 p.m. last Thursday on Anthony Highway north of Shoestring Hill, police said.
Mark L. Russell, 37, was northbound when he crossed into the southbound land and hit a car driven by Cathryn A. Scott. 77.
Russell’s Toyota Camry came to rest facing south in the southbound lane. Scott, who was also driving a Camry, also came to rest facing south.
Mont Alto ambulances took both drivers to Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown for treatment of their injuries, Their cars had disabling damage and were towed by Weinbergers Towing.