Sanilac County Amish Buggy Driver and Car Collide

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GREENLEAF TOWNSHIP, MI – The Sanilac County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an Amish buggy and a car accident that was reported to Sanilac Central Dispatch on Thursday, October 29th, 2015 at 9:52 pm at the intersection of Bay City Forestville Road and Germania Road in Greenleaf Township.Amish Buggy of Mose Kempf

According to Sheriff Deputies, a 2002 Volkswagen Jetta, driven by 21-year-old Elizabeth Bowerman from Ubly, was traveling Eastbound on Bay City Forestville Road near the intersection of Germania Road when she struck an Amish Buggy driven by 21-year-old Mose Kempf from Bad Axe. The Amish Buggy was on Germania Road south of the intersection and was going to make a left turn into the westbound lane when he misjudged the distance of the car and turned out in front of it.

The horse “June” was injured from the accident and became loose from the buggy after impact. The owner and citizens were able to get the horse secured until they were able to get a trailer on scene by a citizen. June was then transported to Bad Axe to be treated for injuries.Elizabeth Bowerman - Jetta

The Sanilac County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by local citizens.

Both subjects involved were going to seek their own medical treatment at Huron Memorial Hospital after the accident.

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