Man injured after horse and buggy hit by minivan in Graves County
GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (KBSI) – A man was injured in a crash involving a horse and buggy and a minivan Friday morning.
Enos Hershberger, 34 of Wingo, was northbound on US 45 South in a horse and buggy.
Graves County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 3100 block of US 45 South on Sept. 15 around 6:34 p.m. in reference to a vehicle versus horse and buggy.
Enos Hershberger, 34, of Wingo was northbound on US 45 South in a horse and buggy.
Luis Jeronimo, 51, of Pryorsburg was also northbound on US 45 South in a 2000 Ford minivan.
Jeronimo failed to see the horse and buggy that was illuminated with flashing lights and reflective tape, according to the Graves County Sheriff’s Office.
Jeronimo’s vehicle hit the rear of the buggy. That destroyed the buggy and ejected Hershberger onto the road.
The horse ran away and was later found around two miles south of the scene of the crash.
Enos Hershberger sustained non-life-threatening injuries. He was taken to Jackson Purchase Medical Center Emergency Room by a friend who stopped to help.
Jeronimo was taken to Jackson Purchase Medical Center Emergency Room by Mayfield/Graves County EMS for non-life-threatening injuries.
Jeronimo was found to be driving without a driver’s license or automobile insurance, according to the sheriff’s office.
Jeronimo was issued a citation for those charges.
Mayfield/Graves County EMS, Mayfield Police Department, Kentucky State Police, Mayfield Veterinary Clinic and the concerned citizens who stopped to render aid assisted the Graves County Sheriff’s Office.