Amish Buggy Accidents 2015
May 22, 2015
Diggins, Missouri - The Missouri State Highway Patrol said one person is dead and another person injured in a crash involving an Amish buggy Friday.
Around 12:45 p.m., troopers said a Ford truck going westbound on U.S. 60 struck a horse-drawn buggy that was heading south on Route A.
May 20, 2015
New Wilmington, Pennsylvania - An Amish woman and her two children were taken to the hospital Wednesday morning after a rollover crash in New Wilmington.
According to New Wilmington Police Chief Carmen Piccirillo, Katie Hostetler, 22, of New Wilmington, 3-year-old Lydia Hostetler and 1-year-old Mose Hostetler were transported by Noga Ambulance.
May 14, 2015
Grabill, Indiana - An Amish buggy was in pieces after it crashed with a truck Thursday afternoon. Around 12:15 the truck rear-ended the buggy on Grabill Road. A deputy at the scene said the driver of the truck was headed east into Grabill and didn’t see the buggy. The person in the buggy went to the hospital with head lacerations. He was listed in stable condition.
May 13, 2015
Conewngo, New York - New York State Troopers responded to a report of a car and Amish buggy accident that occurred on Seager Hill Road in the Town of Conewango, Cattaraugus County. An Amish buggy was westbound on Seager Hill Road when a vehicle, also westbound, driven by Adam J. Dimpfl, age 22 of Conewango Valley, NY approached and attempted to pass the buggy striking the horse and continuing on to damage a metal fence, eventually landing in a ditch.
May 10, 2015
East Earl Township, Pennsylvania - One person was transported to the hospital after a crash involving a motorcycle and horse and buggy Sunday in East Earl Township.
The accident occurred around 4:10 p.m. in the 1000 block of Gault Road, east of Route 897.
May 7, 2015
Leon, New York - A motor vehicle struck an Amish buggy Wednesday on Route 62, destroying the buggy and injuring two occupants.
At 6 p.m., a northbound 2006 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Theodore Hoca, 59, of Gowanda, attempted to avoid the northbound buggy but struck the buggy’s right wheel and then travelled into a ditch, state police said.
May 2, 2015
Menno Township, Pennsylvania - According to the Mifflin County Emergency Communications Center, emergency response crews were dispatched at 5:49 p.m. to a crash in Menno Township involving a motor vehicle and a buggy. Responding to the scene were the Huntingdon Ambulance Division, Big Valley EMS, McVeytown EMS, FAME EMS, Belleville Fire Company, Allensville Fire Company and Life Lion. Also assisting at the scene were Pennsylvania State Police Lewistown and the Mifflin County Regional Police Department. No further information was available as of press time Friday night.
April 26, 2015
Middlebury, Indiana - Two people were injured in a buggy and vehicle collision at the intersection of Ind. 13 and C.R. 34 in Middlebury Friday. The crash occurred at 1:04 p.m.
According to Elkhart County police, a horse and buggy driven by Michelle Schlabach, 23, Goshen, was westbound on C.R. 34 and failed to yield the right of way as she turned in front of a 2015 Chevrolet Colorado pick-up truck driven by Ina Miller, 39, Goshen.
April 16, 2015
Carroll County, Missouri - A KMZU listener reported the collision of an Amish Buggy and tractor trailer on Highway 65 Thursday morning at County Road 200.
There was no indication from reports of when the accident occurred but a listener reported the wreck shortly before 6 a.m.
April 3, 2015
Elkhart, Indiana - The driver of a buggy was injured by a vehicle at U.S. 6, west of Ind. 15 in Elkhart County Thursday. The crash occurred at 7:03 a.m. according to Elkhart County police. A 1996 Toyota Camry driven by Harley D. Robbins, 23, Bourbon, was eastbound on U.S. 6 and struck the rear end of a horse-drawn buggy after falling asleep, police said.
March 26, 2015
Wheeling, Missouri - A 10-year-old Mennonite boy was killed when his horse-drawn buggy was struck by a sport utility vehicle on a rural highway Thursday morning.
Joshua Leinbach, of Wheeling, was killed in the collision. He was driving the buggy east on State Route B, about seven miles north of Wheeling, around 7:35 a.m. The young driver traveled with his family members, 8-year-old Katelyn Leinbach and 7-year-old Amanda Leinbach.
March 19, 2015
Montcalm Township, Michigan - Montcalm County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating an accident involving an Amish horse and buggy that veered into the path of an oncoming pickup truck.
It happened at approximately 7:30 a.m. Thursday morning on Fitzner Road between Spencer Road and Pakes Road in Montcalm Township.
March 4, 2015
Ft. Jackson, New York - State Police had to shoot a horse injured in a pickup truck-Amish buggy accident last Thursday morning.
Troopers said a GMC driven by Matthew Bray, 41, Winthrop, went out of control and hit the horse pulling a buggy operated by Eli Miller, 27, also of Winthrop.
March 4, 2015
Glasgow, Kentucky - An Amish man received non-life threatening injuries Wednesday morning when the horse-drawn buggy he was driving was struck by a car.
The crash occurred on Ky. 1297 in front of the former Red Cross Elementary building.
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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