Amish family in hospital after buggy struck by car

Posted at 7:38 AM, Sep 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-13 07:41:40-04

MECOSTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Three family members in an Amish buggy were ejected when the buggy was hit from behind by a car. All three, the father, 35, mother, 34, and one-year-old son were taken to the hospital.

The crash occurred around 10:52 p.m. Monday on Northland Drive near Polk Road south of Stanwood.

The driver of the car told Mecosta County Sheriff deputies that he was southbound on the road when he crested a hill and the southbound buggy was in the middle of the road.

The family’s injuries are reported not to be life-threatening.