Multi-vehicle crash closes Route 272 South in Lancaster County; road will be closed for extended period

LANCASTER COUNTY — A two-vehicle crash on Route 272 South at West Kendig Road has closed both lanes of traffic, according to emergency dispatch accounts.

The road will be closed for an extended period, and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Fire police are directing traffic, but both lanes are backed up for several miles along Route 272 South.

According to West Lampeter Township Police, the crash occurred around 2:24 p.m. It involved a pickup truck and a passenger car. The driver of the passenger car was reportedly ejected from the vehicle and was later taken to an area hospital for treatment. Police did not disclose the condition of the driver, or if there were other injuries.

The crash is still under investigation. Both Route 272 South and Kendig Road are closed to traffic and will remain closed for an extended period of time.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact West Lampeter Township Police at (717) 464-2421.

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