Ephrata Police recently completed the investigation of a vehicle accident that occurred in the 600 block of Mount Airy Road, West Cocalico Township, on March 13, 2018 at 0820 hours. A red Mazda sedan driven by Austin Sauder, 18, of Stevens, lost control and collided with a red Pontiac driven by Kashner. Both Amanda Kashner, 28, of Denver and an 8-year-old passenger in her vehicle were injured.
Ephrata Police charged Kashner with Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance. Both the principle psychoactive ingredient of marijuana and amphetamine were found in her blood.
Sauder was cited with failure to drive a vehicle at a safe speed. Both are presumed innocent.