One person was injured after the second Amish buggy crash on Wisconsin 81 in a month.
Katie S. Lapp, 15, Darlington, was the passenger in a buggy driven by Stephen S. King, 17, Darlington, that struck a tractor–trailer on 81 in the Town of Seymour Sunday around 12:30 p.m., according to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department.
Lapp was taken by Rural Medical Ambulance to Lafayette County Memorial Hospital in Darlington with what the Sheriff’s Department reported were “non-life-threatening injuries.”
King was treated at the scene by emergency responders.
King told sheriff’s deputies the horse pulling the buggy had gone out of control and pulled the buggy into the tractor–trailer. The semi was driven by Daniel J. Jones, 58, Fennimore.
The horse became detached from the buggy and ran away, according to the sheriff’s department.
The Darlington Police Department and Darlington Fire Department assisted at the scene.
Levi K. Kinsinger, 20, Platteville, was killed when his buggy was rear-ended by a pickup truck on 81 in the Town of Elk Grove Jan. 23.