Late Morning Crash Injures One


Charles R Hancock, 35

On Sunday, April 12, 2020 at approximately 1133 hours The Upper Allen Township Police were dispatched to U.S. Route 15 south for a report of a reckless driver. A calling motorist observed a white station wagon repeatedly striking the jersey barrier on US Route 15 south beginning in the area of mile marker 40.4 in Lower Allen Township and continuing south into Upper Allen.

An Upper Allen Police Officer was in the area and observed the vehicle, a white Chevrolet HHR, passing over South Market Street. The officer observed the vehicle striking the jersey barrier repeatedly and attempted to stop the vehicle. The vehicle eventually came to rest in traffic just south of the West Lisburn Road interchange. Hancock was the sole occupant of the vehicle and was transported from the scene by EMS. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Upper Allen Police were assisted by Lower Allen Police, Geisinger Holy Spirit EMS and the Upper Allen Township Fire Department.