Delaware

Police: Dover man injured; Driver cited after SUV hits horse and buggy in Hartly

HARTLY, Del. - A crash involving a horse and buggy remains under investigation, after police say a man was injured on Monday morning, in Hartly.

According to Delaware State Police, at 7:21 AM, on Monday morning, a 25-year-old Hartly woman was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Equinox southbound on Pearsons Corner Road, just south of Yoder Drive.

A horse and buggy, driven by a 51-year-old Dover man, was traveling directly in front of the Equinox, and was struck in the back.

The horse fled the scene, but he was found uninjured on a nearby farm. The driver of the Equinox, Lauren Nickerson, was wearing a seat belt and was not injured. Nickerson was issued a traffic citation for careless driving.

The 51-year-old man was taken by the scene by E.M.S. and taken to Bay Health Kent General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.


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