By: Don Shaw email: don.shaw@pennsylvaniachronicle.com (570) 543-2961

Van with 13 kids crashes in West Cocalico Township sends 3 kids to the hospital

Van with 13 kids crashes in West Cocalico Township sends 3 kids to the hospital

Ephrata, PA

On Saturday, September 21, 2019, at 9:46AM  Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on S. Line Rd. at Indiantown Road in West Cocalico Township.

Police say Peter Bowersox, 45, of Norristown, was operating a transit van with thirteen juvenile passengers, approximate ages 12-15, headed for an area retreat. Bowersox proceeded into the intersection without clearance and into the path of an approaching vehicle driven by a Stevens woman.

EMS checked several persons on scene with minor injuries such as bumps and bruises and three juveniles were taken to an area hospital for further evaluation.  

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