ADAMS COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — A fatal crash closed down a portion of US 15 south in Adams County.

According to PennDOT and Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), the crash happened at 3:43 p.m. on US 15 southbound between Latimore Valley Road, Mountain Road, and PA 94 Hanover/York Springs. All lanes were closed from around 3:45 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Pennsylvania State Police say they were at the scene of the fatal crash when a black Nissan Sentra drove around barricades and almost hit a fire police officer who was directing traffic.

Troopers tried to make a traffic stop, but the car drove off, leading to a police chase. According to state police, the Nissan Sentra rammed two PSP patrol cars.

The chase ended when state police performed a precision immobilization technique (PIT technique), and the driver was arrested.

The driver, Edward Louis Willingham of Sapulpa, Oklahoma, was flown to York Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.