Patrol seeks assistance with Saturday Amish buggy crash in Berlin
The Ohio Highway Patrol provided this photo which is believed to be of the at-fault vehicle, a newer gray Subaru Impreza, which reportedly struck an Amish buggy from behind Saturday morning in Berlin and left the scene. The buggy driver was not injured but the horse had to be put down at the scene.
The Ohio Highway Patrol provided this photo of a silver sport utility vehicle which continued to follow the Subaru after witnessing the hit-skip crash.
BERLIN The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Wooster Post continues to investigate a hit-skip crash that occurred at 8:34 a.m. Saturday on Somerset Drive near U.S. 62.
A horse and buggy was traveling on Somerset Drive (Township Road 359) and was struck from behind by a newer gray Subaru Impreza. The Subaru continued on TR 359 onto US 62 in Berlin.
The buggy driver was not injured but the horse had to be put down at the scene.
The vehicle that left the scene should have moderate damage to the front bumper and right front panel, according to a news release from the Ohio Highway Patrol.
There is video of the vehicle leaving the scene. There was also a silver sport utility vehicle directly behind the Subaru that continued to follow the Subaru.
If anyone has any information to assist in this investigation, contact the Wooster Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol at 330-264-0575 and ask for Lt. Steph Norman or Trooper James Donohue.