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New York, NY Buggy Accident, Jun 1899

HUSBAND AND WIFE INJURED.

TAKEN TO DIFFERENT HOSPITALS—LIKELY TO DIE FROM BEING THROWN OUT OF A BUGGY.

In a runaway accident yesterday Gustave Ross and his wife, of No. 175 Fourth-st., Roseville, were so seriously injured that both are likely to die. They were driving in a buggy in Clinton-ave. at 5 o’clock when the horse took fright and ran away. At Chadwick-ave. the buggy ran into a truck driven by Charles Coleman. Mr. Ross and his wife were violently thrown from the buggy. Mr. Ross sustained a compound fracture of the skull, and was taken to St. Barnabas’s Hospital. Mrs. Ross had her arm broken and was seriously injured internally. She was taken to the City Hospital. Both cases are said to be seriou7s. Mr. Ross was formerly the lessee of Roseville Park and is well known.

New York Herald-Tribune, New York, NY 17 Jun 1899



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