Ten people hurt when buggy flips in French Quarter

Published 12:00 pm Saturday, July 14, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A buggy carrying 10 people flipped over in New Orleans’ French Quarter, leaving one woman with moderate injuries when her leg became caught underneath.

WVUE-TV reports the mule pulling the buggy ran away when it became detached from the carriage, but was found a few blocks away in good condition.

The accident happened Friday afternoon.

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A passenger told the television station that they were riding through an intersection and ended up where a commercial was being shot. They were stopped by police, who told them they needed to back up. When they tried, the buggy tipped over.

In addition to the woman with moderate injuries, nine other passengers sustained minor injuries.