Juvenile hit by car, suffers minor injuries

By on April 16, 2014

The Ephrata Police Department reported the following:

PERSON STRUCK -An 11-year-old female was struck by a west bound vehicle when the child walked into the 900 block of Rettew Mill Road in Ephrata Township at 3:30 p.m. April 11 without looking for approaching vehicles. The child was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

BICYCLIST STRUCK -A 17-year-old male was struck when he rode his bicycle from the sidewalk into a vehicle turning onto Cloister Avenue at Martin Avenue at 5:12 p.m April 11. The male was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

CRASH -The driver of a vehicle northbound in the 100 block of Church Avenue suffered a sudden medical condition and drove into the back of a parked vehicle at 9 a.m. April 13. The driver complained of neck pain and the parked vehicle was towed from the scene.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT -Justin Michael Eichelberger, 31, was cited with disorderly conduct after he created a loud disturbance outside his residence at 911 Ivy Lane in Ephrata Township by yelling and breaking things at 10 p.m. April 13.

DUI -Marshall F. Drobnak, 22, of 48 Colonial Crest Drive, Lancaster, was arrested on suspicion of DUI after he crashed a pickup truck into a light pole at 1702 W. Main St., Ephrata Township, 11 p.m. April 13. Drobnak was the only occupant of the vehicle and was not injured in the crash. Charges are pending blood test results.

RETAIL THEFT -Loss prevention employees reported a male walked out of the Walmart, 890 E. Main St., Ephrata Township, April 11 with a pair of boots that he did not pay for. Police located the male in the parking lot and identified him as Chester Floyd, 33, of Lancaster. Floyd was issued a citation for retail theft.

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