12 Hurt in Miniature Train Accident

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BERLIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A miniature train rolled over at Schrock’s Amish Farm and Village causing minor injuries to multiple people, the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.

It happened around 3:05 p.m. Saturday when the open-top passenger train separated from the track at a switch crossing.

The train traveled a short distance further and then rolled onto its side, ejecting passengers.

Both adults and children were on the train at the time of the accident.

A total of 12 people were taken to area hospitals, with six going to Joel Pomerene Hospital and six transported to Dover-Union Hospital.

The Holmes County Sheriff’s Office said the victims had “minor and complaint type injuries.”

Inspectors from the Ohio Department of Agriculture Division of Rides and Amusements will investigate.

According to¬†Schrock’s Amish Farm and Village website, their 16 gauge train travels at a maximum speed of 17 miles per hour.

The tour lasts 15 minutes and covers more than a mile through a wooded area, past three ponds and through a tunnel.