Jeep crashes into back end of buggyA driver crashed into a horse-drawn buggy near Bertha Monday, December 21, injuring the three people who were in it.
A driver crashed into a horse-drawn buggy near Bertha Monday, December 21, injuring the three people who were in it.
The crash happened on Todd County Road 24 just east of the Otter Tail County line in Bertha Township shortly after 9 p.m.
James Miller of rural Deer Creek was driving west in his 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee when he struck the back end of the buggy, which was also westbound, according to the Todd County Sheriff’s Office.
The three people in the buggy – a husband, wife and 3-month-old infant – were transported to the Tri-County Hospital by Bertha and Tri-County Ambulance Services. Their conditions are not known at this time.
Miller wasn’t injured.
The buggy was a total loss and the Jeep sustained moderate damage to its front end.
The incident is still under investigation through the Todd County Sheriff’s Office.
Bertha police, ambulance, fire and rescue personnel and Tri-County Ambulance assisted at the scene.