The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating after seven people were ejected from an Amish buggy during a rear-end collision in Ashland County on Sunday.
Patrick Muscaro, 47, was arrested for an OVI after he crashed into the back of an Amish buggy shortly after 7:30 p.m. while traveling eastbound on US 224 near County Road 581, according to OSHP.
Troopers said Muscaro failed to maintain a clear distance between his Ford Taurus and the buggy.
Inside the buggy was a man and his wife, along with five children who were all ejected from the buggy at the time of impact.
All the occupants inside the buggy suffered various degrees of injuries, according to troopers.
Two children were flown to Akron Children's Hospital in serious condition. The man driving the buggy was taken to Lodi Hospital and then flown to Akron General Hospital in serious condition.
His wife and the other three children were taken to University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center in Ashland for their injuries.
Muscaro was arrested and taken to the Ashland Justice Facility.
Multiple agencies responded to assist first responders at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.