Boy hit by car ‘stable, alert’
Ephrata Police investigated a person struck by a vehicle at 5:46 p.m. Jan 20. The 16-year-old Ephrata boy was struck by a vehicle traveling north on N. Reading Road.
The boy sustained traumatic injuries and was taken to Lancaster General Hospital. Multiple witnesses reported that the pedestrian disregarded the traffic control signal and suddenly crossed the road without the right-of-way.
While Ephrata Police have not released his name, the hospital reported the boy is “stable, alert, and oriented,” Lt. Christopher McKim stated Wednesday morning.