Kentucky horse-drawn carriage driver charged after crashing into car under the influence

Published: Jun. 12, 2019 at 6:00 PM EDT
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Smiths Grove Police responded to a collision between a car and a horse-drawn carriage Tuesday, on the 1400 block of Hydropondsville Road.

Officers arrived on the scene and discovered that Reuben Yoder the driver of the carriage was under the influence of alcohol.

Yoder and his 8 passengers were not injured in the crash and neither was the driver of the car.

Yoder was arrested for operating a non-motor vehicle under the influence, wanton endangerment, and criminal mischief.

The Smiths Grove police chief says the horse is ok.