Incident Blotter

Ephrata Police on 10-04-21 at approximately 4:20pm responded to the 100 Block of Hahnstown Road, Ephrata Township for the report of a vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer and school bus carrying children. Investigation determined a tractor trailer traveling south on Hahnstown and a school...

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As a result of the recent flooding (9/1/21), the bridge on Rettew Mill Road in Ephrata Township, between the 900-1000 block, is closed until further notice.
The Ephrata Police Department responded to a hit and run crash that involved a pedestrian on 08/31/21 at approximately 9:56 p.m. at the intersection of East Main Street and Lake Street in Ephrata Borough. According to witnesses a silver in color Nissan Versa struck a pedestrian on East Main Street...

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Ephrata Police were called to the intersection of Indiantown and Schoeneck Roads in West Cocalico Township around 3:15pm for a crash involving a two vehicles and a small school bus. Ephrata Poilce determined a white sedan driven by a 17yr old female from Ephrata reportedly turned left into the path...

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The Ephrata Police Department responded to a two vehicle crash on SR 222 north on Friday, 06/25/21 at approximately 4:24 p.m. Kevin Hall , 23 of Texas was driving a pickup truck pulling a large trailer loaded with construction equipment. As Hall negotiated uneven patches of road due to road...

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On Monday, June 7, 2021 at approximately 6:49 p.m. the Ephrata Police Department responded to a vehicle crash in the 700 block of South State Street in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by a 17 year old male struck a parked vehicle that was occupied with one person. The parked vehicle was legally...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a single vehicle fatal traffic accident which occurred around 1:15am Sunday, 6-6-2021 at the intersection of PA Route 897 and Sportsman Road in West Cocalico Township. The accident was reported by a passing motorist and occurred on PA RT 897 just south of the...

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The Ephrata Police Department is investigating a hit and run vehicle accident that occurred at the Sheetz in the 800 blk of E. Main Street Ephrata Township on Friday 5/7/21 around 8:30pm. The vehicle in the attached photo - an older model, medium-blue pickup with a baby-blue or light-colored...
The Ephrata Police Department is investigating a hit and run crash to a parked vehicle which happened Friday afternoon between 2:15pm and 3:20pm. A piece of broken side mirror and mirror cap were found at the scene and likely came from a late 2000's Ford F series truck or large SUV. Anyone with...

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