State police make arrest for hit-run crash with buggy


GAP, Pa. (WHTM) – State Police have arrested a driver wanted for a hit-and-run crash in Lancaster County. 

State Police say Randy Hensel was the driver of an older, maroon Jeep Cherokee, which struck a horse and buggy at the intersection of Mine Road and Strasburg Road in Gap after 7 a.m.

The occupants of the buggy, a man and woman, were ejected and taken to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

One of the occupants of the horse and buggy sustained several broken ribs, traumatic brain injury, and a fractured clavicle. 

State Police say a short time after the crash, a school bus driver spotted the Jeep with severe front end damage, including a missing a headlight at the intersectioon of Route 741 and Route 41.

Authorities were able to arrest Hensel Thursday evening.

Anyone with information should call state police in Lancaster at 717-299-7650.

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