Buggy, Car Crash in Mecosta Co. Injures Children

Multiple children are in the hospital after a crash between a car and a horse-drawn buggy in Mecosta County.

The sheriff’s office says it happened around 10 Wednesday night on 5 Mile Road near 165th Ave.

They say a car was driving west on 5 Mile when it hit the buggy, which was also going west.

Eight people were riding in the buggy, including a 1 year old, 4 year old, 6 year old and 10 year old.

Deputies say the 10-year-old child had to be air lifted to a Grand Rapids hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The other children were taken to a Big Rapids hospital with minor injuries.

The driver of the car was not hurt.