Lititz, PA – Buggy Crash at E Newport Rd and Clay Rd IntersectionLaw Pa
Lititz, PA (September 27, 2020) – Around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, a buggy crash with injuries took place at a Lititz intersection.
Police confirmed that the crash took place at the intersection of East Newport Road and Clay Road when a dark-colored vehicle and a buggy collided with each other.
Investigators confirmed that the buggy was struck by the vehicle, which was traveling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle collided forcefully with the buggy and then fled the scene of the accident. Police found one of the vehicle’s headlights at the scene but have not yet found the vehicle. It is believed to be a Kia Forte.
Police said that four people were in the buggy at the time of the crash, including a child and a woman who was trapped and had to be rescued. All four people were transported to the hospital. The horse survived.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
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