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Highway Patrol looking for car involved in horse-drawn buggy hit-skip

Posted at 11:15 PM, Aug 02, 2017

State Highway Patrol is looking for a driver involved in a horse-drawn buggy hit-skip.

The wreck caused at least one serious injury on Congress Road north of Ruff Road in West Salem. The incident happened around 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Officials believe the car involved was a champagne-colored 2001 Honda Accord. The car was driving behind the buggy, which had one adult and several children inside. Officials say a total of five people were in the buggy.

The buggy was hit from the back, forcing it off the side of the road and into a ditch, according to Highway Patrol. The driver left the scene.

Four of the five people in the buggy were taken to Lodi Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. One child was was taken to Lodi Hospital and then transported to Akron Children's Hospital with serious injuries.