WBP In# 21-06352 – Motor Vehicle Accident/Pedestrians Struck – 900 block of High St
On July 4th at 10:40 pm Williamsport Bureau of Police units were emergency dispatched to the area of High St and Fourth Ave for a report of two pedestrians struck in the roadway by a motor vehicle. Police, Fire, and EMS units arrived on the scene and observed a 24 yr old male and a 35 yr old male, both with severe injuries. The victims were quickly transported to UPMC Susquehanna Health for medical treatment, however the 24 yr old male later succumbed to his injuries. Members of the Pennsylvania State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit did respond to assist Williamsport Police with the investigation.
[7/6/2021 - UPDATE: The individual who was fatally struck in this incident was 24 yr old CHRISTOPHER WELCH of Williamsport. The individual who was also struck with WELCH and was injured is 37 yr old RUSSELL SCOTT of Williamsport. The driver of the vehicle is a juvenile who will not be named due to her age.]