EAST LAMPETER TOWNSHIP (WPMT)-Several people were injured after a vehicle collided with a horse and buggy along Route 896 in Lancaster County Wednesday morning.
It happened around 9:35 a.m. at Route 896 near Joyce Drive in East Lampeter Township. Police said the driver of the vehicle was traveling south on Route 896 when they crossed the center lane and hit the horse and buggy head-on.
Two adults and two small children, who were riding in the buggy, all suffered serious injuries. The driver of the vehicle sustained head injuries. All five people were taken to a local hospital for treatment.
The horse died at the scene.
Motorists are asked to avoid the area.
Eastbrook Road between Joyce Lane to Clearview Road is closed.