Accident w/injuries

Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident at approximately 1:30pm on 12-27-17 at the intersection of S. Reading Road and S. Academy Drive involving vehicles driven by a 17yr old male from Denver, PA and Shanon M. Zumwalt F/44 of Denver,PA.  

Investigation determined the 17yr old male was traveling North on S. Reading Rd (Pa 272) and turned left into the path of Zumwalt who was traveling south bound on S. Reading Rd (Pa 272).    The 17yr old was attempting to turn left onto S. Academy drive when he collided with Zumwalt.   The impact sent Zumwalt head on into the traffic signal pole at the west side of the intersection.   Zumwalt sustained unknown severity of injury and was transported by Ephrata Ambulance to the Ephrata Hospital for treatment of her injuries.   17yr old and his passenger were not injured.     Zumwalt's vehicle was towed from the scene.   Lincoln Fire Co and Fire Police assisted on the scene.     17yr old to be cited for a left turn traffic violation. 

Incident Date: 
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 1:30pm

Incident Type:


South Reading Road
S. Academy Drive
Ephrata, PA 17522