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Sunday, October 17, 2021

Amish buggy struck in hit and run accident in Cedar County

On October 16th around 8:15 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Cedar County along with Cedar County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a hit and run accident involving a Amish buggy and a vehicle that fled the scene.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred on MO 97 about 7 miles north of Jerico Springs, Missouri when a Amish buggy driven by 23 year old Johnny C. Schwartz of El Dorado Springs, Missouri was stuck from behind by a unknown vehicle who fled the scene of the accident.

A passenger in the buggy 18 year old Elizabeth A. Schwartz of El Dorado Springs, was airlifted to Mercy Hospital in Springfield in serious condition.

There is no description of the vehicle that fled the scene at this time.

View crash report below: