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Traffic Crash


On October 4th, 2023, at approximately 4:20 pm, the police department was dispatched to the intersection of East Simpson Street and Shepherdstown Road for a three vehicle crash. Investigation determine all three vehicles were driving westbound on East Simpson Street. Pugh stopped at the intersection of Shepherdstown Road to make a left turn. Letham, who was following Pugh, stopped behind Pugh’s vehicle. Akal, following Letham, failed to respond to the changing traffic conditions and rear-ended Letham’s vehicle which was then pushed into Pugh’s vehicle. All three vehicles sustained minor damage as a result of the crash. Akal’s vehicle was towed from the scene due to unsafe tire wear.

Hassan Akal, 29 – Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Jonathan Ltham, 60 – Tappan, NY 10983

Alexandria Pugh, 29 – Mechanicsburg, PA 17055