LANCASTER — A Lancaster County man died after his 2006 Nissan Altima veered onto the opposite of the road and collided with an oncoming car this Sunday afternoon, this was the information given by the police.
Lancaster County Coroner Office through its country coroner, Mike Morris is still trying to communicate with the family of the crash victim before giving out his identity to the public
Morris gave out the plan of officials to perform an autopsy which will determine the cause of this 56-years-old man’s death.
According to Lance Cpl. Bill Rhyne of the Highway Patrol, it was after12 noon when 65 years old Janet Sciulli who is a resident of Lancaster was operating her Ford 2001 Explorer westbound Shiloh Unity Road while the man was going eastward. Without any signal, the man decided to drive left of center of the road.
It was at this point that Sciulli hit the oncoming vehicle, said Rhyne. Sciullii was wearing a seat belt but she still suffered from minor injuries; she was immediately transported to the Springs Memorial Hospital but the medical staff considered her injuries as non-life threatening, The other driver who was without seat belt immediately died on the spot.
Authorities are investigating the crash.
Seat belt law is a legislation requiring that all motor vehicle occupants must be fitted with seat belts as long as they are inside the vehicle. Studies conducted by the authority of road safety concluded that after the passage of the seat belt legislation, the number of casualties in road accidents have significantly been reduced.
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