On July 14, 2016 at 2243 hours, Ephrata Police responded to the 900 block of Glenwood Drive, Ephrata Township for a vehicle accident with entrapment. A silver Scion sports car by Alec Yurchenko, 20, of Duncan, South Carolina struck a utility pole. Yurchenko was trapped in his vehicle for an hour as rescue personnel from Martindale Fire Company, Lincoln Fire Company, Garden Spot Fire-Rescue, Ephrata Ambulance and Wellspan-Ephrata Medic worked to free him. Yurchenko was transported to Lancaster General Hospital by aeromedical helicopter. Speed was a factor in the accident. Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to call Ephrata Police at 717-733-8611.