SPRINGETTSBURY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) — A woman has died after she was involved in a car crash in York County during the evening of Saturday, Jan. 7.
Early Monday morning, the York County Coroner’s Office identified the woman as Mary Escobar of Ephrata. The coroner’s office said her death was caused by multiple blunt force trauma, and it was ruled accidental.
According to a report from the York County Coroner’s Office, their office was dispatched to the scene of a two-vehicle crash around Route 30 east and North Hills Road in Springettsbury Township around 8:30 p.m. Saturday night.
The coroner’s office said it was reported that around 8:15 p.m. a 55-year-old woman was traveling east on Route 30 when her vehicle crashed into a truck tractor (a tractor-trailer that was not pulling a trailer) that had been stopped at a red light.
Witnesses of the crash said that the woman appeared to increase her speed just before the vehicle made an impact with the tractor-trailer, according to the coroner’s office. The conditions of any others who may have been involved in the crash were not known by the coroner’s office, as stated in the report.
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:58 p.m., the coroner’s office said.