Accidents

Three Hurt in Buggy Accident

May 17, 2017
South Dakota Department of Public Safety

An auto accident involving a horse drawn buggy has left three injured. Officials say there are no clear rules when dealing with buggies.

The Department of Public Safety says a car struck a buggy Sunday night in Hutchinson County. The two met at a highway intersection north of Tripp. The buggy pulled into the intersection and was hit by the car. The three buggy passengers were ejected. Two individuals are being treated for non-life threatening injuries while a 20 year old woman was taken to a Sioux Falls hospital for major injuries.

Teen Driving In South Dakota Worst In U.S.

Jul 25, 2013

A new report shows that South Dakota has the worst teen drivers. US News and World Report published the study that focused on teen driving, with 11 variables that took teen fatalities, number of teen driver's licenses issued and road quality statistics into consideration. With more than 46,500 teen drivers, South Dakota scored a pitiful 41.72 in US News and World Report's methodology. The South Dakota Voices for Children has been actively involved in raising awareness about teen driving safety and lobbying for new laws that work to keep teens safe on the road.