LEON, New York — Authorities say two young Amish children are hospitalized after the buggy they were riding in was hit by a pickup truck on a western New York road.
The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office tells Time Warner Cable News in Buffalo (http://bit.ly/1r0H7du ) that the pickup hit the buggy from behind around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday as it traveled on Route 62 in the rural town of Leon, 40 miles south of Buffalo.
Deputies say the woman driving the buggy and her 1-year-old and 5-week-old sons were thrown to the ground. The infant suffered skull fractures while the 1-year-old sustained a cut near his eye.
The infant was taken to Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk. The 1-year-old has been transferred to a Buffalo hospital.
Their mother and the pickup driver had minor injuries.
The cause of the crash is being investigated.
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