Hit and Run Accident with Injuries



Ephrata Police are investigating a hit and run accident with injuries that occurred in the 600 Block of South Reading Road on 04-20-17 around 1220hrs.   

Vehicle driven by John Roark 35/M of Ephrata was traveling south on South Reading Road when as he slowed to turn into the Wawa parking lot he was struck on the driver's door by a dark color sedan, possibly a Chevrolet Impala that pulled from the Wawa parking lot onto S. Reading Road.   The hit and run vehicle initially stopped and a female was observed driving the vehicle but the female then fled the area North on South Reading Road.   The fleeing vehicle may have front and driver's side damage.   

Roark was taken to the Ephrata Wellspan Hospital for head injuries.   

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information on the hit and run vehicle is asked to call the Ephrata Police Dept. at 717-738-9200. Off. Davis is investigating the incident.   Also tips can be submitted through Ephrata Police Crimewatch.    

Thursday, April 20, 2017