Ephrata Police recently charged Tomas R. Matias, 41, of Ephrata for his involvement in a vehicle accident on September 14, 2016 at 1105 hours in the 400 block of North Reading Road, Ephrata Township. Matias pulled from a parking lot onto North Reading Road and struck another vehicle. The passenger in the other vehicle was injured. Matias fled the scene of the accident on foot. Matias was charged with failing to remain at an accident involving personal injury and driving while operating privilege is suspended.