Two Teens Injured, One Seriously, Following a Truck vs Buggy Accident

posted Feb 19, 2021, 7:27 AM by News Room

Friday February 19th, 2021 - Two teens were injured, one seriously, following a truck vs buggy accident near Rice Lake. 

On Thursday at about 6:45pm the Barron County Sheriff’s Department received a call about a truck vs buggy accident on Hwy M near 30th Avenue. 

The initial investigation shows that a horse and buggy traveling north on Hwy M was struck from behind by a truck heading in the same direction. The buggy had operating rear lights.

The driver of the truck was treated and released at the scene. One subject in the buggy, a 17 year old, was flown from the scene to an area hospital in serious condition. The other occupant, a 16 year old, was taken to an area hospital via ambulance. 

The crash remains under investigation by the Barron County Sheriff’s Department.