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Southwestern Regional Police Department
Thursday May 18th, 2017 :: 04:48 p.m. EDT


Driver Flees the Scene after Four Car Crash in Heidelberg Twp.

PHOTO: White truck strikes stopped vehicle and causes chain reaction crash.

On Wed. May 18, 2017 at 1155 AM, a chain reaction crash involving four (4) vehicles, left 3 persons injured. The driver who caused the crash ran from the scene but has been identified.

Three (3) vehicles were eastbound on SR 116 and stopped in the roadway as one of the vehicles was attempting to make a legal left turn at Jacobs Mill Rd., Spring Grove, Heidelberg Twp. The fourth vehicle, a large box truck, also eastbound, did not stop and ran into the back of the last stopped vehicle. This propelled that vehicle into the one in front and then that into the other stopped vehicle. All of the vehicles involved had substantial body damage. Three of the seven total persons involved in the crash were treated at Hanover Hospital for their injuries. None were life threatening.

The driver of the truck that caused the crash, ran on foot just after the impact of the crash. Two witnesses to the crash, chased and searched for the suspect for 10 minutes but were unable to locate the suspect.

The investigation revealed that the driver that fled is Arthur Stanley III, 29 YOA, Hanover , PA, and will be charged with multiple traffic offenses. He cannot be located at this time. Anyone with information on Mr. Stanley is asked to contact the Southwestern Regional Police Department at 717.225.1333 ext. 100 or York County 911 non-emergency 717.854.5571 and ask for a Southwestern Regional Officer.

Southwestern Regional Police Department
6115 Thoman Dr
Spring Grove, PA 17362

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 717-225-1333

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