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 3, 2014
Vernon County, Wisconsin - A Wonewoc man passing an Amish buggy in Vernon County on Friday had to swerve to avoid hitting an oncoming Amish buggy, rolling his vehicle but suffering no injuries.
The crash was on Highway 82 in the town of Union, the Vernon County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.
February 24, 2014
Upper Leacock Township, Pennsylvania -Two people were injured and a horse was euthanized after a car crashed into a buggy in Lancaster County on Monday morning.
The crash happened on the 1000 block of West Main Street in Upper Leacock Township. The area is just west of Peters Road.
February 21, 2014
West Earl Township, Pennsylvania - One man was injured Friday in a hit and run crash involving a horse and buggy.
The crash took place shortly after noon in the area of 337 N. Maple Ave. in West Earl Township.
According to Akron Police Chief Tom Zell, who handled the call because the West Earl officer was at another crash scene, a gray or silver vehicle containing two people was traveling north on Maple Avenue when it struck the buggy in the rear. The car pushed the buggy about 150 feet. The buggy then struck a snow bank along the shoulder of the road, and toppled over onto its side.
February 14, 2014
West Clan, Pennsylvania – A hit-and-run accident involving a horse and buggy in West Caln Thursday night left the buggy driver injured and his horse dead.
According to West Caln Police Chief Curt Martinez, officers responded to the accident at about 7:30 p.m. on West Kings Highway and Ash Road. Officers reported the horse died from injuries sustained after being struck by the vehicle and the driver sustained minor injuries.
Martinez said the buggy driver received treatment at the scene.
February 13, 2014
A 10-year-old Amish boy suffered a broken leg Wednesday when a buggy he was riding in collided with a passing car, Howard County Sheriff’s deputies reported.
Deputy Rod Lynch said four children were heading to class around 10:07 a.m. Tuesday when the pony cart they were riding in failed to stop at the end of a driveway in the 6200 block of County Road 400 East.
January 21, 2014
Belmont County, Ohio - Officials with the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a head-on crash involving a horse and buggy Monday evening. The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. just south of Somerton along State Route 800 in Belmont County. Investigators believe a vehicle went to pass another before striking the buggy.
January 17, 2014
Lycoming County, Pennsylvania - A mother and daughter were rushed to the hospital after a buggy crash in Lycoming County. The horse-drawn buggy they were riding in was rear-ended by another vehicle thursday.
It happened along Route 44 near the former Nippenose Valley Elementary School in Jersey Shore. Police believe the driver didn't see the buggy in time because of the glaring sun.
January 17, 2014
Nankin, Ohio - Four people were transported with injuries following a head-on collision between a car and an Amish buggy at about 4:30 p.m. on Ohio 58 north of Nankin and south of County Road 620.
The severity of injuries and the names of parties involved had not yet been released by 6 p.m. Friday.
January 12, 2014
Lincoln, Pennsylvania - Two teenage girls were treated and released from the hospital after a car vs. buggy accident west of Lincoln.
The Lancaster County Sheriff's Dept. says it happened around 4 p.m. Saturday. The two girls were driving a horse-drawn buggy near SW 16th and West Denton Road when a vehicle crashed into them from behind.
January 8, 2014
Lititz, Pennsylvania - A horse was killed in one of two crashes on Route 322 Thursday evening involving buggies. The accidents happened at the same time on opposite sides of Ephrata. The first crash was reported at 5:45 p.m. at East Farmersville Road in Earl Township.
January 6, 2014
Warick Township, Pennsylvania - A man was critically injured when he was thrown from a horse and buggy in Warwick Township on Sunday, police said.
Isaac K. King, 66, of the 1200 block of Clay Road, was driving the buggy in his block shortly after 1:30 p.m. when something apparently spooked his horse, Northern Lancaster County Regional police reported.
January 1, 2014
Brinkhaven,Ohio - A child was injured when a horse-drawn carriage fell apart Wednesday afternoon, but is expected to survive. Ohio State Highway Patrol officers at the Mt. Gilead post said five passengers were in an Amish buggy when a pin came loose, separating the carriage from the horse.
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