Two teenagers injured, buggy demolished after pickup strikes buggy north of Kidder

Horse Drawn Vehicle Crash

Two teenagers were injured, treated at the scene by EMS, and declined further medical attention following an accident approximately two miles north of Kidder.

One of the teenagers injured was listed as a driver of a horse-drawn conveyance, 19-year-old Namoi Herschberger of Kidder, who had what was called a serious injury. A passenger in the buggy, listed as a 16-year-old juvenile girl from Kidder, received a minor injury.

Also involved was a pickup driven by 38-year-old Ryan Arnold of Hamilton.

According to the Highway Patrol, the crash occurred as the pickup was northbound on Route K while the buggy was attempting to turn onto Route J from a private drive and was struck on the driver’s side, demolishing the buggy.

Arnold’s pickup received minor damage in the accident about 10:25 Sunday night.

Assistance was provided by the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department, EMS, Kidder fire, and Kidder First Responders.