On August 21, 2013 at 12:16 pm the Fairview Township Police Department was dispatched to the 100 block of Valley Road for a report of a one vehicle crash.
Upon arrival, officers found that an eastbound vehicle driven by 72 year old Richard Gillardy of Shelleys Lane in Etters crossed over the double yellow line and struck a tree off the westbound side of the road. Gillardy was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle. He suffered significant injuries and was flown by Life Lion to the Hershey Medical Center for treatment. Gillardy’s condition is unknown at this time. His wife was a passenger in the vehicle and was wearing a seat belt. She was treated for minor injuries.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.