Amish Buggy Accidents 2019 (Page 2)
Every year, cars and buggies collide on America's highways and, quite often, people end up in hospitals or get killed. Be sure and click on links at the bottom of the page for accidents that took place during other years.
Buggy Accidents 2019, Page 2
November 6, 2019
EAST LAMPETER TOWNSHIP, PA - A man faces charges in connection with a hit-and-run crash that injured five Amish teenagers thrown from a horse-drawn carriage.
Owen Campbell, 52, is charged with accidents involving death or personal injury and careless driving, according to court documents. The crash happened in August in East Lampeter Township.
November 2, 2019
PARKE COUNTY, IN – The Parke County Sheriff's Department is investigating after two people died in a crash involving an Amish buggy and a van.
Authorities say the crash happened on U.S. 36 near the Raccoon Lake bridge just before 9:45 a.m. Saturday.
November 1, 2019
LONDON, ONTARIO - Grey-Bruce OPP say one person was hurt and a horse had to be put down after a collision involving a school bus and a horse-drawn buggy.
Emergency crews responded to the scene on Concession 12 between Side Road 5 and Side Road 6 in Chatsworth around 9:15 a.m. Friday.
October 26, 2019
PERTH, NY - Two men and a horse were injured after a car collided with an Amish buggy on Sacandaga Road Wednesday morning. A third man and the female driver of the car were uninjured.
The driver of a silver sedan was traveling southbound on Sacandaga Road when she veered into the oncoming lane and crashed head-on into the buggy containing the three men. Two of the men were treated for non-life-threatening injuries, while the horse, which was severely injured in the incident, was expected to be euthanized.
October 24, 2019
VIRGINIA - Four young children, ages 7, 3, 2 and a one-month-old newborn, along with their mother were injured in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred at 4:55 p.m. Tuesday on State Route 642 (Liberty Road), one mile north of State Route 641 (Lower Liberty Road).
According to an accident report filed by Virginia State Trooper H. J. Buzzetta, the Amish family of six were travelling along the Nathalie Road in a 2015 model horse-drawn buggy operated by 27-year-old Timothy J. Miller of Nathalie when a 2013 Ford Fusion driven by 23-year-old Shelley A. Hughes of Nathalie struck the buggy in its rear causing it to run into a ditch and overturn ejecting the six family members.
October 24, 2019
MEXICO, NY - An Amish mother who was injured when a vehicle struck a buggy from behind last week has died, according to the New York State Police.
Anna Miller, 44, of 1290 county Route 28, Richland, was riding in the buggy with her husband, Andy, 44, around 4:30 p.m. last Thursday when a Ford Fusion hit the back of the buggy on state Route 3 in Mexico, state police said. The impact threw the couple from the buggy, police said.
October 22, 2019
MEXICO, NY - An Amish mother who suffered a critical head injury last week when a car struck her buggy from behind remains in critical condition at a Syracuse hospital, a nursing supervisor said Monday evening.
Anna Miller, 44, of 1290 county Route 28, Richland, was riding in a horse and buggy with her husband, Andy, 44, around 4:30 p.m. Thursday when a Ford Fusion hit the back of the buggy on state Route 3 in Mexico, state police have said.
October 21, 2019
MILES TOWNSHIP, PA — One person was injured and a horse died after a motorcycle vs. buggy crash in Centre County, according to emergency officials.
Officials say a motorcycle crashed into a cart being pulled along East Main Street in Rebersburg Monday.
October 21, 2019
CANTON, NY - State police say there's been another accident in Upstate New York involving a car and an Amish buggy. The crash occurred last Thursday in Oswego County.
A man from Jefferson County was driving in the town of Mexico when he failed to see a horse-drawn buggy. Bill Twombly, age 40, struck the buggy from behind, causing its two passengers to be ejected.
October 20, 2019
BLACK RIVER FALLS, WI – Two people serious injuries when the buggy they were in was struck by a semi Saturday night in Jackson County.
The Wisconsin State Patrol reports that it happened on US 10 and County T near Fairchild at 10:25 p.m.
October 18, 2019
MEDINA COUNTY, OH - An Amish man from Medina County was seriously injured after a FedEx van slammed into his horse-drawn cart Friday afternoon in West Salem.
The accident occurred around 2:15 p.m. on State Route 301 north, and both the delivery driver and Amish man were taken to Lodi Hospital.
October 18, 2019
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, PA - A mistrial was declared in the case of Cristopher Whitney Cranmer, 39, of Montgomery, who is accused of drunkenly slamming into the back of an Amish buggy and seriously injuring six of its occupants.
The jury was tainted, according to an October 3, 2019, order by Lycoming County President Judge Nancy L. Butts.
October 17, 2019
MEXICO, N.Y. –State Police tell NewsChannel 9 two people were hurt, one critically after a car struck a horse and buggy along State Route 3 in the Town of Mexico, Oswego County Thursday afternoon.
Investigators say the buggy was hit from behind causing both occupants to be eject. The car that struck the buggy then hit a large rock retaining wall and a utility pole before coming to a stop.
October 14, 2019
CLARE, MI - Clare Fire Department was called to the scene of a vehicle and Amish buggy accident on Stevenson Lake Road Sunday evening.
Clare Fire Chief Jim Chapman said the accident occurred around 9:12 p.m. near the intersection of Meridian Road when a vehicle driven by Brayene Benner, 22 of Big Rapids, hit a buggy and destroyed it.
“The family in the buggy was very fortunate,” Chapman said. “They sustained only minor injuries. The buggy had to be hauled away in four pieces. It was a pile of rubble.”
October 9. 2019
MIDDLEFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH - Two people were injured in a buggy crash in Geauga County Wednesday afternoon.
It happened at Kinsman and Hayes road in Middlefield Township.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol said a woman and her 17-year-old daughter were inside the buggy when it was hit by a semi.
October 9, 2019
HOPKINSVILLE, KY — A horse-drawn buggy was hit by a SUV near Hopkinsville Tuesday morning, killing the horse and severely injuring one.
The driver of the SUV said he fell asleep while driving on Pembroke Road, and when he opened his eyes, he was unable to stop in time, according to the Christian County Sheriff's Office.
October 7, 2019
KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, IN - A motorcyclist and a horse were injured in a three vehicle crash Friday afternoon, according to the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies responded to the three vehicle crash at the intersection of CR 1350 N and CR 950 Friday at 3:24 p.m.
October 7, 2019
SUGAR CREEK TOWNSHIP, OH - Three people suffered serious injuries when the horse buggy they were riding in was hit by a minivan in Stark County.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash that occurred on Sunday afternoon on U.S. Route 62 near Stoneford Street SW in Sugar Creek Township.
September 27, 2019
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - The man who ran into the back of a horse-drawn Amish buggy in a crash that killed three children says the accident haunts him.
Ronald Ramsey, 83, of Vermontville, confirmed that he was behind the wheel of the Chevy Equinox SUV that hit the buggy around 3:20 p.m. Sept. 18 on Vermontville Highway, west of Ainger Road in Chester Township.
September 26, 2019
CANTON, MN - A Lisbon man, Abe Gingreich, 39, was taken to the hospital with a broken neck after the Amish buggy he was operating was struck from behind.
Mr. Gingreich was southbound on Route 68 near the intersection with Basswodd Ridge Road at 8:48 a.m. Sept. 26, when police say he was hit by a 2014 Dodge Dart driven by Amy L. Kelso, 33, Ogdensburg. Ms. Kelso had just crested a hill when the crash occurred, police said.
September 20, 2019
JACKSON COUNTY, OH - Five people were hospitalized following a crash involving a car and a horse and buggy in Jackson County on Thursday.
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said it happened around 5:40 p.m. on Highway 10 near McGower Road in the Town of Cleveland.
ANGOLA, IN - An Angola, Indiana-man who was driving a vehicle that struck an Amish buggy in June near Coldwater was ordered to stand trial in Branch County.
The preliminary hearing for Tyler Frye, 21, was held on Thursday at the Branch County 3A District Court. The purpose of the hearing was to determine if there was enough evidence to move forward with a trial. District Court Judge Brent Weigle found probable cause, and the case will be bound over on all grounds to the 15th Circuit Court.
September 18, 2019
EATON COUNTY, MI - Three Amish children died on Wednesday after the horse-drawn buggy they were riding in was involved in a fatal crash on a Michigan highway.
Shortly after 3:00 p.m., local authorities responded to a 911 call “reporting a motor vehicle/horse drawn vehicle crash,” according to a news release from the Eaton County Sheriff’s Office.
September 15, 2019
DARLINGTON, WI -- Authorities in Lafayette County are looking for the person who rear-ended a horse-drawn buggy early Sunday morning. According to Sheriff Reg Gill, the driver of the buggy was seriously hurt and the horse was killed in the crash.
Sheriff Gill says the crash happened just before 3 a.m. Sunday on the 1700 block of Highway 81. Gill says the buggy was rear-ended as it traveled eastbound on highway 81.
August 27, 2019
MOIRA, NY - According to state police, an Ogdensburg woman was blinded by sunlight when her vehicle crashed into an Amish buggy.
It happened shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday on Route 11 in Moira in Franklin County.
August 24, 2019
CAMDEN TOWNSHIP, MI — An Amish family of four was airlifted from the scene of a crash on Dimmers Road near Edon Road in Camden Township Saturday afternoon.
Witnesses on scene told The Hillsdale Daily News a silver pickup truck driven by an elderly man struck the horse drawn carriage carrying a family of four including a husband, wife, an infant and a small child. The pickup truck driver was not injured. Authorities have yet to release the identity of anyone involved in the accident or the status of their injuries.
August 22, 2019
ASHLAND, OH - A pick-up truck hit an Amish buggy while traveling northbound on U.S. Route 250 Wednesday afternoon.
The crash occurred at approximately 12:35pm when 29-year old Jonas Miller was struck in the back of his Amish buggy by a Ford F-150.
The driver of the F-150 was 64-year old Floyd Poland. Both men are from Savannah, Ohio. Ashland County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Kinter said, “Jonas was not transported to the Hospital, but Mr. Poland was.”
August 21, 2019
HILLSBORO, WI - A horse was killed Sunday after an Amish buggy and truck collided on Hwy. 82 near Hwy. 33 in the town of Hillsboro.
Cody T. Chaulklin, 27, of Cashton was westbound on Hwy. 82 at about 4 p.m. in a pickup truck towing a trailer with a skid-loader, according to the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office. A nearby Amish horse-and-buggy broke away from a hitching post and was running loose down Hwy. 82. The horse-and-buggy ran into the oncoming lane and was struck by Chaulklin’s trailer.
August 19, 2019
EAST LAMPETER TOWNSHIP, PA — Police in Pennsylvania are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck a horse-drawn carriage and kept going.
According to a press release from the East Lampeter Township Police Department, at just after midnight Monday, police were called to the scene of the accident on Lincoln Highway East.
August 16, 2019
JEFFERSON, ME - A Thomaston man is in serious condition after colliding with a horse-drawn carriage while he was riding a motorcycle on Route 32 in Jefferson.
Stephen Grant, 38, was riding westbound on Waldoboro Road, which is Route 32, around 7 p.m. Wednesday when he approached an incline being ascended by a horse and buggy, said Detective Scott Hayden of Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, who came upon the scene.
August 14, 2019
WARREN COUNTY, OH - Another horse and buggy traffic accident occurred in Warren County Wednesday.
Officers responded to a wreck involving a horse and buggy on the off ramp of Angels Bridge heading to Woodbury at approximately 4 p.m. More details will be available in Friday’s Southern Standard.
August 9, 2019
MECOSTA COUNTY, MI – A driver was injured when she swerved to avoid an Amish buggy and crashed, sheriff’s deputies said.
The crash happened about 10:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, on Pierce Road near 175th Avenue in Mecosta County.
August 9, 2019
RICHLAND CENTER, WI - A semi spooked a horse pulling an Amish buggy causing it to overturn in Richland County Friday morning.
The Richland County Sheriff's Department Dispatch received a 911 call at 8:52 a.m. today reporting a crash involving a semi and an Amish buggy with injuries.
August 8, 2019
ONTARIO, CANADA - Three children and an adult are in stable condition in hospital but with serious injuries after an 84-year-old driver tried to pass the horse-drawn buggy they were travelling in.
Police determined the driver was careless and have charged him under the Highway Traffic Act. The crash happened Wednesday on Road 92, a two-lane highway in Zorra Township, northwest of Woodstock.
August 8, 2019
WAYNE COUNTY, OH - An Amish buggy was destroyed in a crash Tuesday when it was rear-ended by a man driving a car in Wayne County.
The man was driving a 2016 Subaru Legacy on State Route 42 near the Wayne County and Ashland County border when he collided with the buggy, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
August 7, 2019
Three children and an adult were sent to hospital with serious injuries after a van rear-ended a horse and buggy near Woodstock, police said.
At about 10 a.m. Wednesday, police, Oxford County paramedics and Zorra Township firefighters responded to the collision on Road 92, northwest of Embro, the Oxford OPP said.
August 5, 2019
CARROLL COUNTY, IN - Nine people were taken to a hospital after a vehicle crashed into a horse and buggy in Carroll County.
The buggy was carrying eight passengers. Four were adults and the other four were children. All eight were taken to a Lafayette hospital with only minor injuries. The driver who crashed into the rear of the car was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
August 3, 2019
WILMINGTON TOWNSHIP, PA – Police are investigating after an Amish buggy was flipped onto its side.
The crash happened Friday night on Route 18 in Wilmington Township, Lawrence County.
August 3, 2019
CARROLL COUNTY, IN – Eight people—including four children—are recovering after a car crashed into a horse and buggy in Carroll County on Sunday.
Sherriff Tobe Leazenby says the driver, 30-year-old Krystal Mullet, was traveling north on State Road 75 when she dropped something on the floorboard.
August 2, 2019
NEW WILMINGTON, PA - An Amish female suffered head wounds Friday in the aftermath of a collision between a buggy and Dodge pickup around 5:15 p.m. at Route 18 and Heather Heights Road in New Wilmington.
Preliminary scanner reports said the female was bleeding from the head and pressure was being applied to the wound.
July 30, 2019
GREEN LAKE, WI - An Amish buggy with three people on board, including a 10-month-old infant, crashed into a ditch in Green Lake County Sunday, after the horse pulling the buggy was spooked by a truck hauling a camper.
The crash happened at about 3:15 p.m. Sunday on Highway 44 in the town of Manchester, the Sheriff's Office said.
July 22, 2019
LICKING, MO — Three people were seriously injured Friday evening after a two-vehicle accident near Licking.
A report from the Highway Patrol states the accident happened just after 6 pm on Route AT northwest of Licking, when the southbound pickup truck driven by 60-year-old Ronald Thomas rear-ended a horse-drawn buggy operated by 39-year-old Mattie Nunschwander of Licking.
July 21, 2019
GREEN TOWNSHIP, OH - Two Perrysville residents were killed in a crash early Sunday morning after their 2015 Ford Focus went off the road to the right, struck a guardrail and overturned into a ravine, according to a news release from the Wooster post of the Ohio Highway Patrol.
July 20, 2019
TEXAS COUNTY, MO - A mother and her two children were seriously injured Friday night after a pickup ran into the back of a horse-drawn buggy in northwest Texas County. There's been multiple accidents in that same area, just in the past two years.
July 18, 2019
WAYNE COUNTY, IN — Two children suffered non-life threatening injuries Thursday afternoon in a crash between a buggy and a car in Wayne County.
According to police, a buggy is believed to have turned in front of a vehicle near Arba Pike and Seany Road before 5:30 p.m.
July 17, 2019
PARKE COUNTY, IN – A wreck involving a pickup truck and an Amish buggy sends one person to the hospital.
It happened Tuesday on U.S. 41 in front of the Parke County Fairgrounds.
July 15, 2019
MOUNT HOPE TOWNSHIP, WI - A horse's leg was broken when a car crashed into the Amish buggy the animal was pulling, according to the Grant County Sheriff's Office.
The crash happened round 7 a.m. Sunday, on Highway 18 in Mount Hope Township.
July 11, 2019
ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO – A boy was killed and two people were airlifted after a pickup truck crashed into an buggy south of Farmington Thursday.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the crash occurred on northbound Highway OO south of Highway DD around 6:45 a.m.
July 4, 2019
DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, MI - Six children were hurt after a buggy crash in Mecosta County Wednesday night.
It happened around 10:10 p.m. on 5 Mile Road near 165th Avenue.
Investigators say a westbound vehicle struck an Amish horse drawn buggy with eight people inside.
July 3, 2019
ASHLAND COUNTY, OH – Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a serious injury crash involving a Ford F-150 and a horse drawn buggy that happened Tuesday around 5:50 p.m.
Troopers responded to US Route 42, just south of Mile Post 19 in Ashland County.
July 3, 2019
PRESTON, OH — A Canton man who allegedly struck an Amish buggy, killing a passenger in August pleaded guilty Tuesday in Fillmore County District Court to criminal vehicular homicide.
Connor Louis Keene, 25, pleaded guilty to three charges — criminal vehicular homicide-operate vehicle with negligence-under influence of alcohol, and two counts of criminal vehicular operation-bodily-harm-under influence of alcohol, according to court records.
July 1, 2019
WEST SALEM, OH - A West Salem man was injured and a horse was killed in a hit-skip buggy crash in Wayne County on Saturday night, according to the Wooster Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
The OSHP is seeking information regarding the incident which occurred at approximately 10:23 p.m. on State Route 301 near milepost 1 in Chester Township (Wayne County.) The scene was in the area of Northwestern Middle/High School.