Several people hurt after Vehicle vs. Amish buggy crash in Vernon County

According to a media release from the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office on Sept. 16 at 5:55 p.m....
According to a media release from the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office on Sept. 16 at 5:55 p.m. authorities received a report of a vehicle crash with an Amish buggy on State Highway 33 near Town Shop Road near Hillsboro, Wis.(MGN)
Published: Sep. 19, 2022 at 1:58 PM CDT
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TOWN OF HILLSBORO, Wis. (WEAU) -Several people are hurt after Vehicle vs. Amish buggy crash in Vernon County.

According to a media release from the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office on Sept. 16 at 5:55 p.m. authorities received a report of a vehicle crash with an Amish buggy on State Highway 33 near Town Shop Road near Hillsboro, Wis.

The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office in their media release says a vehicle driven by a 45-year-old from Amery, Wis. was driving west on State Highway 33 when it hit an Amish buggy that was traveling west bound as well. In the Amish buggy was a 25-year-old and a 30-year-old from Hillsboro, Wis. as well as their three children. The family was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Hillsboro with “non-life-threatening injuries.”

There was no information in the media release regarding a horse.

Assisting with the crash were the Hillsboro Fire Department, Hillsboro Ambulance Service, and the Elroy Ambulance Service.