TREMPEALEAU COUNTY (WKOW) -- Nine people have life threatening injuries after a motor vehicle struck an Amish buggy Friday night in western Wisconsin.
The Trempealeau County sheriff's office reports the vehicle was traveling on Highway 53/121 at about 10:20 p.m. Friday when it struck the rear of the buggy.
Osseo residents David Wengerd, 37, Lydia Wengerd, 38, and seven children inside the buggy were taken to the hospital. The 19-year-old driver of the vehicle was not injured.
Officials say inattentive driving was a factor in the crash. The 19-year-old failed to yield to the slow-moving buggy.
5545 Highway 93, Eau Claire, WI 54701
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