Woman killed, man and two infants hurt in Amish buggy crash

  • The fatal crash involving an SUV and Amish buggy occurred Friday at 9pm
  • A 23-old woman was pronounced dead on the scene, authorities said
  • Two infants were taken to the hospital and said to be in ‘critical condition’
  • The SUV driver attempted to flee on foot after the crash but was arrested 

An Amish buggy had been struck from behind in Ohio, killing a woman and critically injuring a man and two infants, authorities said.  

The Springfield News-Sun reported the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office said the buggy was properly lit when it was struck around 9pm Friday. Sidney is about 75 miles northwest of Columbus.

A 23-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The infants were flown to a Dayton hospital and remain in ‘critical condition at this time’. 

The man was taken to a local medical facility and transferred to a Dayton hospital.

A driver of an SUV crashed into an Amish buggy in Ohio on Friday evening. The fatal crash killed one woman, 23, and injured two infants and a man who were rushed to the hospital

Sheriff Lt. Tim Bender said the four were members of the same family in the Amish community. Their names haven’t been released.

The driver of the vehicle that struck the buggy fled on foot after the accident and was arrested a mile from the scene.

He first attempted to leave in his SUV, but the vehicle was stuck after hitting the buggy.

Authorities have yet to release the drivers name but say that alcohol might have been involved in the incident. 

The horse that was pulling the buggy suffered minor injuries after the crash and was taken to a farm nearby. 

The SUV driver also suffered from minor injuries and is expected to be charged for the fatal crash. 


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