Michigan buggy crash: 3 children killed, 6 hurt after truck slams into carriage

At least three children had been killed and six others significantly injured after a driver in a pickup slammed into a horse-drawn buggy earlier Sunday in central Michigan, authorities said.

The crash took place close to 8: 34 a. m. within Sheridan, located about 45 kilometers northeast of Grand Rapids, FOX seventeen reported .

Michigan State Police informed FOX 17 the pickup had been traveling eastward when it struck the particular buggy and “demolished it. inch

9 people were riding inside the carriage during the time of the crash, police said.

Michigan Condition Police said the three children wiped out were a 7-year-old girl, the 9-year-old girl and a 12-year-old young man.

The particular six others occupants of the pushchair were transported to area private hospitals where they were listed in critical situation.

The driving force of the pickup was not injured, plus troopers say he was supportive following the crash, according to FOX seventeen.

Authorities said drugs and alcohol are not factors in the accident, which continues to be under investigation by the Michigan Condition Police.

The Associated Press led to this report.