It was found the 18-year-old had a blood-alcohol level of .125%.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

WILMINGTON, Pa. (KDKA) – An 18-year-old was arrested on January 31 for DUI after crashing an Amish buggy in Lawrence County.

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According to Pennsylvania State Police, John Byler of Wilmington, Pennsylvania was traveling along State Route 18 in an Amish buggy when a PennDOT snowplow had startled the horse carrying the buggy, causing it to crash in a ditch along the road.

When police arrived on the scene they found the buggy had significant damage and the horse had been unlatched.

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Byler had minor injuries and the passenger in the buggy with Byler sustained major injuries and was transported to a hospital via EMS.

Byler told police that he did not have a recollection of what happened after the horse had been startled.

He appeared under the influence and it was discovered he had a blood-alcohol level of .125%.

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He is facing driving under the influence charges.