Two Children Seriously Injured In Amish Buggy Incident

By Daniela Salvador
By Maureen Mespell

June 8, 2012 Updated Jun 8, 2012 at 10:12 PM EDT

Kosciusko County, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) – Two Marshall County children were seriously injured Friday in an Amish buggy incident in Kosciusko County.

Kosciusko County Sherriff’s Deputies and emergency personnel responded to the location of 6955 W. Count Road 650 N., Etna Green, after receiving a call around 2:28 p.m.

The 3-year-old girl as well as another 1-year-old girl had been injured severely after being dragged underneath a buggy,

According to K.C.S.D Corporal Chris Rager, the mother of the children, Barbara Miller, had been preparing to leave her residence of 6891 N. County Road 750 W., Etna Green, when the horse all of the sudden backed up causing the buggy to flip on its side.

The horse dragged the children under the buggy for approximately 50 yards on the stone driveway.

After the horse stopped the girls were removed immediately.

Both girls were airlifted via helicopter to Parkview Regional Trauma/Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

They are both listed in critical condition.

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