On May 27, 2020, Tyrese Thompson was taken into custody and charged with Homicide By vehicle, and various other criminal charges, for his involvement in the fatal traffic accident that occurred on May 18, 2020, at S 17th and Chestnut Streets. A 19-year-old female died as a result of the accident.
On May 18, 2020, at approximately 12:45 p.m., Harrisburg Police Officers were dispatched to S 17th and Chestnut Streets for a traffic accident involving multiple vehicles. When they arrived on scene, they located multiple occupants with serious injuries. The victims were transported to the hospital for treatment via LifeTeam; their conditions are unknown at this time. The incident is under investigation by the Traffic Safety Unit.
If you have information relevant to this incident, please contact Harrisburg Bureau of Police at (717) 558-6900 or submit a tip through CrimeWatch.