Two People Killed in Accident at Route 222 in East Cocalico Twp, PA

September 27, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 222, Lancaster, PA, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Pennsylvania State Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Sedan, Semi-Truck
Route 222
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Passenger sedan collided with the rear of a stopped commercial truck

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed two people at Route 222 in East Cocalico Twp, PA on September 27th, 2022. Police say the incident happened when a commercial truck came to a stop in the right shoulder of Route 222. An approaching sedan collided with the rear of the stopped truck under unclear circumstances, ejecting two occupants from the sedan. One died at the scene while a second was taken to an area hospital with injuries she also later died from. A third occupant was hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. The driver of the truck was not injured. Additional information was not available.

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