Vehicle wanted in Chambersburg leads police in chase, crash


SHIPPENSBURG–A vehicle of interest in multiple hit-and-run crashes in the Borough of Chambersburg was involved in a crash Monday evening on Interstate 81 near Shippensburg.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, at approximately 6:07 p.m. PSP Chambersburg was informed of a vehicle that was involved in multiple hit-and-run crashes in Chambersburg Borough. The Operator was then reported to be driving erratically on Route 30/Lincoln Way East traveling east.

Troopers located the vehicle traveling north on 81 at mile marker 20 at a high rate of speed. A pursuit ensued after Troopers attempted to initiate a traffic stop and the operator failed to yield.

At approximately mile marker 26.5 northbound of I-81 in Cumberland County, the driver lost control of the vehicle, traveled off the roadway, and rolled over multiple times. PSP administrated first aid to the driver and the passenger until EMS arrived.

Two males were in the vehicle, both were flown to York Hospital: one with moderate, non-life threatening injuries and the other with suspected serious injuries.

Interstate 81 northbound was closed last night, with a detour in place. This is an active investigating and further information will be released as soon as possible.

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