Police: Teen crashes into buggy on way to school

GRABILL, Ind. (WANE) A man riding in a horse and buggy was taken to a hospital in critical condition Tuesday morning after an SUV hit the buggy on Grabill Road in northeast Allen County.

A small SUV crashed into a buggy in Grabill on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017.

The crash happened just after 7:30 a.m. near the intersection of Grabill Road and Page Road just west of Grabill.  That intersection is closed.

According to Captain Steve Stone of the Allen County Sheriff’s Department, a teen on her way to school attempted to pass the buggy on a double yellow line when she saw another car coming in the opposite direction. When she steered back into her own lane, she rear-ended the buggy.

A member of the Amish community said the man on the buggy was thrown from it. He’s was taken from the scene in critical condition.

The teen was not injured in the crash.