An Ephrata man is in the hospital with severe leg injuries following a lawn mower accident on Tuesday.
The Ephrata Police Department was dispatched to the Ephrata Township building in the 200 block of Akron Road at around 11:30 a.m. after receiving reports of a man trapped under a large lawn mower.
Officials found large red colored ZTR-style mower on an embankment along a creek bed, pinning the 42-year-old Ephrata Township employee underneath it.
The Pioneer Fire Company and Lincoln Fire Company completed the rescue efforts. The victim was taken to Lancaster General Hospital for treatment of severe injuries to his leg.