Amish Buggy Destroyed in Chautauqua County Crash
An Amish buggy was destroyed in a crash involving a vehicle Friday morning.
It happened on Route 430 in Hartfield around 8:40 a.m.
Timothy Spears, 55, was driving east when he hit an Amish buggy and horse, which was also heading east, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office.
Spears told deputies he was blinded by the sun and did not see the buggy, which was operated by Molly Byler, 31.
Byler suffered a leg injury while the horse received cuts and bruises but was expected to survive, the Sheriff's Office said.
Spears also sustained minor injuries.
Route 430 was closed for about 45 minutes.