On 05/13/2022, CPD officers were dispatched to the intersection of S. Fourth Avenue and E. Queen Road for a pedestrian incident. The 911 caller mentioned that a woman crossing the street in a wheelchair had been struck by a woman operating a Yellow SUV, which then fled the scene heading Eastbound on E. Queen Street. Officers from the Chambersburg Police and the Chambersburg Fireplace section arrived on the scene and swiftly transported the wounded target to the Chambersburg Clinic. Chambersburg Law enforcement officers on scene began interviews of witnesses whilst other Officers began to critique camera footage from the Borough’s new intersection camera method.
The camera system was in a position to display that the suspect motor vehicle experienced proceeded via the intersection while acquiring a constant crimson mild and that the operator did not adequately test for car/pedestrian traffic just before getting into the intersection.
Officers determined the motor vehicle as a yellow Chevy Tracker and followed the auto via city working with the camera system. The automobile was at some point found, unoccupied and disabled, at the intersection of W. Loudon Street and Sollenberger Rd. The registration showed that the car or truck belonged to a Tammy Pierre, whose physical qualities matched all those offered by witnesses at the accident scene.
Officers located Pierre at her home and have been capable to interview her about the incident. Pierre admitted to currently being the operator of the yellow Chevy Tracker when it struck the sufferer in the intersection.
Pierre was subsequently charged with 6 violations of the Pennsylvania vehicle code.
The Chambersburg Law enforcement would like to thank the Chambersburg Condition Police and the Franklin Co. Sherriff’s business for their guidance in this incident.