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Update: 1 dead after crash on Route 30 in Lancaster County

Officials say two people were flown to Hershey Medical Center and four others were taken to local hospitals following the two-vehicle crash.
Credit: 511PA

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — Update (June 20): Two vehicles were involved in Saturday evening's crash that left one dead and six others injured.

According to officials, a Chrysler 200 was traveling east on Route 30 when it crossed the median and struck a Kia Spectra head-on.

A passenger of one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at the scene. Police have yet to release the victim's identity.

Route 30 was re-opened around 11 p.m. on Saturday.

The crash is still being investigated by the Lancaster County Crash Investigation Team.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call West Hempfield Township Police Department at 717-285-5191.

Update (9:20 p.m.) One person died and eight patients were taken to the hospital with helicopters involved after a head-on collision on Route 30 West near Prospect Road on Saturday evening, according to the state department of transportation.

Officials said several children were involved and two helicopters were brought in.

There is still no word on the cause of the crash or how long Route 30 West will be closed for clean-up and reconstruction.


Multiple people are critically injured after a crash on Route 30 off of Malleable Road in Lancaster County Saturday evening, according to emergency dispatch.

Dispatch said the crash happened at around 6:15 p.m.

Officials said Route 30 West is closed from the river to Prospect Road.

There is no word on the cause of the crash or exactly how many vehicles were involved.