SPARTA — Pennsylvania State Police are seeking information about the driver of a black 2018 Chevrolet Traverse that was involved in a hit-and-run accident with an Amish buggy carrying two adults, a toddler and an infant in Crawford County on Sunday evening.
Troopers from state police at Corry said the motor vehicle crash occurred as a horse-drawn Amish buggy was traveling westbound on Canadohta Lake Road, just west of Route 89, when a black SUV rear ended the buggy in Sparta Township at 7:29 p.m. on July 5.
All four occupants of the Amish buggy were transported from the scene of the crash due to serious injuries suffered from the collision.
The operator of the buggy was listed as Jacob M. Miller, 24, of Spartansburg, and he was transported to a hospital by a Spartansburg Volunteer Fire Department ambulance for suspected serious injuries, according to a crash report from PSP Corry.
A passenger in the buggy, Tina J. Miller, 23, of Spartansburg, was taken to UPMC Hamot in Erie via Spartansburg Volunteer Fire Department ambulance for suspected serious injuries.
Two Spartansburg children were also passengers in the Amish buggy — a 1-year-old boy and a boy under the age of 1. Both boys were taken to UPMC Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh via Spartansburg ambulance service, according to police.
Information concerning the condition of the four occupants were unavailable as of press time.
The driver of the vehicle that hit the horse-drawn buggy fled from the scene heading westbound on Canadohta Lake Road.
Anyone with information about the crash is urged to contact state police at Corry at 814-663-2043.
The driver and the vehicle were reportedly located, however, state police would not confirm those reports.
A spokesperson from the Corry barracks of PSP stated investigators are still gathering information and an updated news release is expected to be released later today.
Additional details regarding the hit-and-run were not immediately available as of press time.