Four people seriously injured in Friday I-83 crash

Junior Gonzalez
York Dispatch

State police say four victims of a crash that took place Friday, Nov. 3, on Interstate 83 suffered serious injuries stemming from the accident.


Pennsylvania State Police say 41-year-old Oshya Rankin was driving a Jeep Liberty shortly after 2 p.m. in the left lane traveling south on Veterans Memorial Highway in Manchester Township when he lost control of the vehicle and veered off the right side of the roadway, according to a public information report.

After striking a fence, the vehicle, which had the driver and three passengers inside, continued down a grass embankment.

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The report states the vehicle appeared to have been airborne at some point before striking a ditch and rolling over several times.

Rankin, along with 32-year-old Joseph Griffith, 28-year-old Walter Dorsey and 20-year-old Shayla Campbell, all of York, were ejected from the vehicle. 

All four occupants were treated by York County EMS and were taken to York Hospital.

Unlike the passengers, however, Rankin was flown by helicopter to York Hospital, where he was last stated to be in critical condition, according to Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Mark Sadowski.

The Jeep sustained "disabling" damage, according to the release.