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Amish buggy struck by car in Panama

PANAMA – An Amish man was flown via Star Flight to Hamot Medical Center Wednesday afternoon after a car struck his buggy, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office.

Amos J. Shetler, 52, of Panama, was operating the horse-led carriage on Cherry Hill Road in Harmony when Adrian W. Thomas, 89, also of Panama, rear-ended him. The details of how the accident happened were not provided.

A veterinarian responded to help the horse pulling the buggy, who sustained minor injuries.

Shetler’s condition was not immediately available.

No charges are expected.

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