Serious injuries reported after car crash with horse-drawn buggy in Northern Michigan

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Posted at 11:26 AM, Aug 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-18 20:40:55-04

(WXYZ) — Michigan State Police say two people were seriously injured when a car and horse-drawn carriage crashed in Northern Michigan.

According to MSP, it happened around 6 p.m. Sunday in Reno Township in Iosco County. Police say the car and horse-drawn buggy were both going north on M-65 when a rear-end collision happened.

Five people were in the buggy and transported to the hospital for medical treatment. Two of those passengers were later airlifted to another hospital with serious injuries.

Police say alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.

A GoFundMe page has been created on behalf of the family here.