One person dead, another injured after crash in West Hempfield Township

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LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.– UPDATE: Police have identified the deceased from the fatal motorcycle crash on Wednesday night.

Evan Grimes, 29, of York, died at the scene of the crash. He was operating a 2005 Kawasaki ZX6R. His cause of death is pending an autopsy result from the Lancaster County Coroner’s office.

Alicia Hughes, 31, of York, was taken to Lancaster General Hospital after suffering injuries in the crash. She was driving a 2005 Honda motorcycle.

The driver of the 1995 Jeep Wrangler was Owen Young, 24, of East Berlin. He was not injured in the crash.

The accident is still under investigation.

Previously: One person was dead and another is in the hospital after a crash on Route 30 late Wednesday night.

Emergency crews responded to the Route 30 bridge in West Hempfield Township over the Susquehanna River at approximately 10:30 p.m. for a multi-vehicle accident involving 2 motorcycles and a Jeep.

According to police, the accident occurred in the westbound lanes of travel.

One motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene while another was taken to Lancaster General Hospital.

The driver of the Jeep was uninjured during the incident.

Police believe that one of the motorcyclists struck the back of the Jeep causing both vehicles to go out of control.

The Jeep ended up on its right side during the collision.

Police believe the second motorcyclist may have struck the first cycle, and went down on its side. Although, it’s unknown what caused the initial impact.

Anyone who may have information or may have witnessed the accident is asked to contact West Hempfield Twp Police, Corporals Ober or Draper at 717.285.5191.


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