A first-year Gettysburg College student was seriously injured this morning in an accident at about 11:00 a.m. at the corner of Washington St. and Lincoln Ave. in Gettysburg.
According to a Gettysburg Police release, the 18-year-old female was crossing Washington St. at the intersection of Lincoln Ave. when a 2008 Toyota van operated by a 78-year-old Gettysburg resident struck the pedestrian who was reported to be in the crosswalk.
The woman was transported by Adams Regional Emergency Medical Services to WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital and then flown to a trauma center in York.
Gettysburg Fire Company, Gettysburg Fire Police, and Gettysburg College Campus Safety assisted at the scene.
Police investigation is continuing. Anyone who may have witnessed this crash and has not yet spoken to the police is asked to contact the police department through the Adams County Emergency Service Dispatch Center at (814) 334-8101
Gettysburg College released a statement saying the college was providing extended hours of counseling and wellness services for members of the college community.