Amish Buggy Accidents
Every year, cars and buggies collide on America's highways and, quite often, people end up in hospitals or get killed. We have tried to keep up with buggy accidents since 2010.
March 1, 2015
Unity, Maine - An 83-year-old Newburgh man is facing charges after his truck allegedly hit an Amish horse-drawn cart Saturday evening and he failed to stop.
Robert Veinote was allegedly driving a 1996 GMC pickup truck northbound on Thorndike Road at about 6 p.m. when the truck struck the left side of a trailer cart being drawn by a forecart, which itself was drawn by a team of two horses, according to Maine State Police Trooper Corey Smith.
February 28, 2015
Lampeter, Pennsylvania - A child was one of two people injured when a car and a horse and buggy collided in East Lampeter Township on Saturday.
It happened shortly after 9:30 a.m. in the 100 block of Hartman Bridge Road (Route 896), township police Officer Steve Fazekas said. It is south of Route 30 near Rockvale Outlets.
February 23, 2015
Old Washington, Ohio - The State Highway Patrol is investigating an accident involving three Amish Buggies that took place on Sunday night alongside I-70.
Troopers say a 17-year-old man was seriously injured as a result of the crash that took place on Bridgewater Road, near the intersection with Carlisle Road, just west of Middlebourne. According to Sergeant Eric Knowlton of the Cambridge Post, the victim attempted to pass another buggy traveling the same direction at around 8:30 p.m. Sunday and was clipped by a third, on-coming buggy, which ejected the victim from his buggy. The buggy the victim had just passed swerved to miss the man lying in the middle of the road and hit a phone pole.
February 18, 2015
Hempfield Township, Pennsylvania - Hempfield Township Police are investigating two separate, incidents from Sunday.
According to police, Jason Gehr, 32, of Fredonia, hit a horse and Amish family in a buggy with his vehicle around 9:50 p.m. near the intersection of Fredonia and Babcock roads in Hempfield Township
February 17, 2015
Milverton, Ontario (Canada) - Two passengers of an open horse-drawn buggy had minor injuries on Sunday after their vehicle collided with a pickup truck east of Milverton, Perth County OPP said Tuesday.
Police said the buggy and pickup truck were both northbound on Perth Road 124 when the buggy turned left at Line 64 into the path of the pickup.
February 12, 2015
Sanilac County, Michigan - The Sanilac County Sheriff’s Office said no one was hurt when a car hit an Amish horse buggy on Wednesday.
The crash happened at 1:30 p.m. on Cass City Road and M-53.
January 24, 2015
Clare County, Michigan – A crash involving an Amish buggy and a motorized vehicle Sunday night left five people in the hospital, and their horse dead.
January 24, 2015
Medina County, Ohio - The Medina Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a semi truck vs. Amish buggy accident in Homerville, OH. The buggy was traveling eastbound on Greenwich Road, near Pawnee Road around 4:30 p.m., when it was struck by a semi. There were at least two people on buggy and they escaped without injury. However, one horse is dead.
January 19, 2015
Sparta, Pennsylvania — A pair of Amish teens are hospitalized for what police are describing as major injuries after their horse-drawn buggy was struck by an oncoming motorist in a minivan. The boys, who are both 17-years-old, have not been identified by name.
January 7, 2015
Scott, Wisconsin - Three people were sent to hospitals, one by helicopter, after a collision early Tuesday involving a passenger car and an Amish buggy north of Pardeeville in the town of Scott.
A Columbia County Sheriff’s Office report said the buggy, pulled by one horse, had stopped at a stop sign on Ross Road at Highway 44, just south of the Green Lake County line, at about 7:20 a.m. when a car driven by Cal Bouwkamp, traveling south on Highway 44, struck the buggy.
January 4, 2015
Narvon, Pennsylvania - Two people were injured when a minivan collided with a horse and buggy in Salisbury Twp. on Sunday.
Initial reports say the buggy pulled out of a driveway in front of the minivan in the area of 5929 Meadeville Road just before 1 p.m.
January 2, 2015
The driver of a buggy was taken to the hospital following a crash in Lancaster County on Friday morning.
The accident happened in the 1000 block of Dry Tavern Road in Brecknock Township.
January 1, 2015
Fairbank, Iowa - Authorities say a car has collided with a horse-drawn buggy in northeast Iowa.
The Buchanan County Sheriff's Office says a 17-year-old driver was traveling near Fairbank on Wednesday when she struck the rear of the buggy. Both the car and the buggy went into a ditch.
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