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Car-Buggy Crash in Hillsdale County Claims Infant’s Life

By Lipton Law on June 6, 2012 - No comments

A Ford Windstar van that crashed into a horse-drawn buggy in Hillsdale Township recently caused several injuries, including the death of a ten-month-old boy, according to an article in the Hillsdale Daily News.

The crash occurred when the van plowed into the back of the buggy, which was traveling along Montgomery Road in Hillsdale’s Woodbridge Township. The van pushed the buggy some distance, upsetting the horses and eventually knocking them into the front yard of a nearby house. The buggy overturned on the lawn of the house, spilling out its three passengers.

All three of the buggy’s passengers were injured in the accident. The smallest, a ten-month-old boy, was airlifted to a local hospital, but he lost his life during the trip. The other two passengers were treated at a local hospital, which has not issued an updated report on their injuries.

Car accidents in Michigan can harm more than just other motorists. Bicyclists, pedestrians, and those who are using the roads in other ways can also be seriously injured if they’re hit by a car. If you’re injured while on the road, you may feel confused and overwhelmed with the struggle of figuring out what happened while you’re also trying to heal.

At Lipton Law, our skilled Southfield traffic accident wrongful death lawyers are dedicated to helping you handle the insurance and other issues after a crash, so you have the time and resources you need to move forward after the devastating loss of a loved one. Call us today at (248) 557-1688 for a free and confidential consultation.