2 injured in Route 222 crossover crash near Ephrata

(Photo credit: Ephrata Police Department)

EPHRATA, Pa. (WHTM) – Two people were injured when a car crossed the center median of Route 222 and struck an oncoming SUV head-on, police said.

The crash occurred north of Glenwood Road in Ephrata Township around 11:25 a.m. Monday and closed the northbound lanes for about an hour.

Ephrata police said 20-year-old Christie Beutler of Lititz was driving the white sedan that crossed the median. Beutler and the other driver, 52-year-old Douglas Berg of Bernville, were transported to local trauma centers for serious non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said they’re still investigating what caused Beutler’s vehicle to cross the median.

Any witnesses who have not spoken to police should call Officer Rodriguez at 717-738-9200, ext. 237.

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