KSP: 3 people injured in crash between motor vehicle, Amish buggy

KSP: 3 people injured in crash between motor vehicle, Amish buggy

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (WAVE) - As many as three people were injured Wednesday morning in an accident involving a motor vehicle and an Amish buggy in LaRue County.

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Kentucky State Police said the crash happened about 11:15 a.m. in the 12000 block of South Dixie Highway in Sonora.

KSP said Jerry Whitehead was driving north on 31-W in his vehicle when he rear-ended the horse led buggy of Joe Gingerich who was also traveling north.

Gingerich's six-year-old daughter and nine-year-old son were in the buggy at the time. All three were ejected, KSP said.

Gingerich and his daughter were taken to Hardin Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. The nine-year-old boy was taken to Norton Children's Hospital and is listed in stable condition

The horse was euthanized at the scene, KSP said.

The crash is under investigation by KSP.

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