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Seven Members of Amish Family Injured

On Sunday morning, July 17, seven members of an Amish family were injured, some critically, when their buggy was hit by a car.

According to authorities, the accident happened at around 10 a.m. along Route 669 in the Village of Springs. State police, the Salisbury Volunteer Fire Department, the Grantsville Fire Department and multiple ambulance units were called to the scene to find that the buggy and vehicle, being driven by 78 year old Shirley Brinegar of Salisbury were both traveling southbound, heading up a hill when the collision occurred. The Amish family was ejected from the buggy onto the roadway and they were all injured.

A 10 year old girl, a 3 year old boy and 32 year old William Yoder of Springs Township, were flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, West Virginia with critical and life threatening injuries. The other four family members, 31 year old Mary Yoder, and three more children, sustained minor injuries and were transported by ambulance.

Brinegar, the car driver, was not injured.

If you or someone you love has been the victim of an accident we can help. Please call the Morgantown car accident attorneys of Robinette Legal Group, PLLC, at 304-594-1800 or contact us online today.