By: Don Shaw email: don.shaw@pennsylvaniachronicle.com (570) 543-2961

Police looking for hit-and-run-suspect in West Lampeter that sent 21 year old to the hospital

Police looking for hit-and-run-suspect in West Lampeter that sent 21 year old to the hospital

Lampeter, PA

On Thursday 23 April 2020 at 2025 West Lampeter Police were dispatched to a person struck in the 2100 block of Willow Street Pike.  Responding officers say they found 21 year old Lancaster male with severe head injuries on the shoulder of the north bound lane of Willow Street Pike.  The male was transported to Lancaster General Hospital, Penn Medicine.

Police believe the man was either riding or pushing a bicycle north on the Willow Street Pike when he was struck by a vehicle.  The striking vehicle did not remain at the scene according to police.  It is believed the striking vehicle may have damage to the passenger side front, the hood, and maybe the windshield.

At this time, the West Lampeter Police are asking for anyone that may have been in the area of Willow Street Pike between 8:00 pm and 8:45 pm on Thursday to contact them.  Anyone that may have observed a male riding a bicycle in that area is also asked to call police, 717-464-2421.  This is an active investigation and any information will be helpful. The victim’s name is being withheld by police at this time.