Amish Man Injured In Trenton Motor Vehicle Accident
Trenton, NY (WIBX) - The Oneida County Sheriff's Department is investigating a motor vehicle accident on Route 365, in the Town of Trenton.
According to Sherriff Rob Maciol, a horse and carriage operated by Ammon Swartzetruba, 38, of Poland, was slowing down to make a left hand turn into a driveway when his horse crossed into the other lane.
The motorist, John Andrews, 69, of Lima, was unable to slow down and hit the carriage, destroying the Amish carriage completely.
Swartzetruba was taken to Saint Elizabeth's Hospital where he was treated for injuries. Andrews and the horse were not injured.