LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – A Mount Joy man has been charged in a hit and run crash that sent two people to the hospital.
Lancaster Police say Henry Chicas-Flores was behind the wheel when he hit two people on the 400 block of New Holland Avenue early on January 12. Investigators say he did not stop, but did turn himself in a few hours later.
Chicas-Flores is charged with Accidents Involving Death or Injury, Reckless Endangerment and Failure to stop and give aid.
Police are investigating after they say a 26-year-old Mount Joy man struck two pedestrians in Lancaster and fled the scene.
The crash early Sunday in the 400 block of New Holland Avenue seriously injured a man and woman from Philadelphia. Both were in a hospital.
Police said the pair had exited Quip’s Pub and were crossing New Holland Avenue toward the Cork Hotel when they were struck around 1:49 a.m.
The driver turned himself in to Mount Joy police around 5 a.m. The car he was driving was towed and searched.
Lancaster police said when their investigation is complete, they will consult with the district attorney’s office to approve any charges that will be filed.
They said the driver’s identity will be released when any charges have been filed.