MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Two people were injured Friday evening after a car hit their horse-drawn buggy in Fillmore County.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the incident happened around 7:00 p.m. on Highway 44 at 401st Avenue.

Officials say an Oldsmobile Alero was traveling eastbound on Hwy 44 when it struck a horse and buggy carrying five passengers. The driver of the buggy, a 56-year-old man from Mabel, was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A 12-year-old boy riding in the buggy was also transported by air ambulance with possible life-threatening injuries, the state patrol said.

No additional details are available at this time.

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