A Lancaster motorist struck an occupied Manheim Township police car along Lititz Pike, state police said.
A 31-year-old township officer said his back was hurting after the Feb. 11 wreck, but he was not transported to a hospital, state police Officer Matthew Schatzmann said in a press release. The officer’s name was not released.
The officer had stopped his southbound 2012 Dodge Charger behind a disabled vehicle along Lititz Pike, north of West Airport Road in Manheim Township, Schatzmann said. The officer’s emergency lights were activated.
Jonathan M. Dochterman, 33, of Lancaster, was driving south on Lititz Pike at about 40 mph — too fast for conditions, Schatzmann said. Dochterman’s Subaru Legacy slid on ice and struck the back of the Charger.
Dochterman was not injured, the state trooper said. He was charged with driving at an unsafe speed.