Mercy Flight called after horse and buggy crash in Yates County

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BENTON, N.Y. (WROC) — Emergency crews were called to the scene of a crash involving a horse and buggy in Yates County Wednesday.

According to the Yates County Sheriff’s Office, a car and a horse and buggy crashed around 2:45 p.m. at the intersection of Route 14A and North Main Street in the Town of Benton.

Mercy Flight was called in to take two injured people from the scene. Both those people had been riding the buggy. The extent of their injuries are not known at this point.

The horse was not injured. It was taken to a nearby barn, and a veterinarian was brought in to check on it.

The driver of the car was not injured.

Police have not released any information about the cause of the crash, or any potential charges.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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