7-year-old boy in critical condition at Syracuse hospital following Amish buggy accident in Lisbon

LISBON, NY — On June 13, 2018 at approximately 7:46 p.m. State Police responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash on County Route 10 in the town of Lisbon.

An investigation at the scene revealed that a Ford F-250, operated by James J. Crobar, 28, of Heuvelton, was traveling westbound on County Route 10 and failed to observe an Amish buggy also traveling west in front of him. Crobar’s vehicle struck the rear of the buggy, ejecting the operator, 30-year-old John D. Miller, and 7-year-old Levi J. Miller, both of Lisbon, troopers said.

Both of the buggy occupants were transported to Canton-Potsdam Hospital. John Miller was treated and released.

Levi Miller was transferred to the Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse with head trauma and is currently still in critical condition, troopers said.

Crobar signed off on medical attention after being evaluated by Lisbon Rescue at the scene.

A local ranch-veterinarian came to the scene due to the injuries of the horse, and was able provide treatment. The horse is expected to make a recovery.

This collision remains under investigation, troopers said.