Possible fatal accident overnight outside Mercersburg after helicopter, water rescue called

20 December 2023- News Talk 1037FM has learned that a vehicle collision near the intersection of Lemar Road and Warm Spring Road in Peters Township may have been fatal after extended rescue efforts.

Calls began just before 2am on December 20th for a crash near the 7900 block of Lemar Road involving entrapment and the car on its roof. The details of the vehicle as well as the driver and possible passengers have not been confirmed at this time.

PSP Troopers and fire/EMS companies were dispatched as well as helicopters for patient transport and water rescue teams from Berkeley County, WV and Frederick, MD. That water rescue team, which was dispatched now to the area near the intersection of Lamar and Warm Spring Roads, was eventually cancelled.

We’re awaiting information from Pennsylvania State Police on this incident.