Pennsylvania State Police revealed three children were killed due to a buggy that failed to stop at a stop sign at an intersection.
The incident happened on Monday and according to authorities was a two-vehicle accident involving a horse and buggy.
Kevin Kochka stated Pennsylvania State Police troopers were dispatched to the scene in Little Britain Township in Lancaster County just before 8 a.m. in a press release.
According to the release, the horse and buggy carrying seven “juvenile” occupants was approaching an intersection at Little Britain Road North and Black Road heading west, while a tri-axle trash truck drove south on Little Britain Road North.
“The horse and buggy failed to stop at a properly posted stop sign at the intersection and the buggy proceeded into the intersection,” the release said.
The truck, which was carrying only its driver, struck the passenger side of the buggy.
According to officials, three children were killed.
The remaining four occupants were taken to Lancaster General Hospital.
The occupants were later transferred to Hershey Medical Center,
The driver of the truck was not injured and remained on the scene to provide information to troopers regarding the incident.
The incident is being investigated by the PSP with help from the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office.
With a background in the creative and educational fields, Amelia Finefrock is freelance writer, singer-songwriter and nanny based in Chicago.
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