ASHLAND, Ohio - A 2-year-old girl was taken by medical helicopter to an area hospital after a buggy crash in Ashland County Wednesday night.
The Ashland County Sheriff’s Office said the buggy was going north in the 800 block of state Route 545 when another vehicle ran into it.
The buggy was pushed off the side of the road, while the other car swerved to avoid hitting it a second time, deputies said. That’s when 33-year-old Kevin Crawford’s car hit an SUV going southbound.
The SUV hit a ditch and landed on its roof, but the driver, 45-year-old John Hines II, was not injured. Deputies said 10-year-old Kaitlynn Hines was taken to Samaritan Hospital in Ashland.
The young girl in the buggy, 2-year-old Ester Keim, was taken to an area hospital, according to the sheriff’s office.
The buggy driver, 24-year-old Fannie Miller ,and Crawford, of New London, were not injured.
No charges have been filed.
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