While touring on Greenhill Street, a carriage wagon backed up when the horse took two steps backwards, and the wagon hit a parked car.
While touring on Logan Street, the carriage wagon driver pulled over. A lady in a car tried to pass the wagon and made contact with the wagon. No other information was given.
While touring on Logan Street, the wagon driver pulled over to maintain the general flow of traffic. The lead vehicle was following closely behind the carriage wagon. Once the driver pulled the wagon over, the horse shifted his weight causing the wagon to roll back about 12 inches then making contact with the vehicle.
While on tour on Legare Street, a carriage wagon struck a gate at the end of a driveway. There was some damage to the gate and light damage to the carriage wagon. There were no injuries to guests, staff, or the driver.
Date of Incident: April 11, 2022 Name of Company: Carolina Polo Code: Equipment Failure Carolina Polo carriage wagon #104 was on tour when the right wheel of the carriage wagon collapsed. The horse was released from the tack and pulled to the side on Boyce’s Wharf. The passengers debarked the carriage wagon without incident or injury. Neither the horse nor the driver was [...]
Date of Incident: September 14, 2021 Name of Company: Carolina Polo Code: Bodily Injury A patron tripped while trying to step up on a ladder to get on the carriage wagon. The patron fell, hurting his/her wrist. EMS was called.
Date of Incident: September 4, 2021 Name of Company: Old South Carriage Company Code: Equipment Related While Emily was driving a carriage wagon pulled by a horse named Bill, the carriage shaft broke while the wagon was in front of the “city gate” where wagons start the tour
Date of Incident: May 18, 2021 Name of Company: Palmetto Carriage Works Code: Equipment Related While on tour, near Logan and Broad Street, a wheel on a carriage wagon became inoperable. It was decided to change the wheel for safety concerns.
Date of Incident: February 28, 2020 Name of Company: Palmetto Carriage Works Code: Bodily Injury A carriage wagon driver fell off of his wagon, while conducting a tour. A passenger grabbed the reins. It was reported that the wagon driver suffered a seizure, which caused him to fall. EMS came and transported him to the hospital for injuries related to the seizure.
Date of Incident: January 9, 2020 Name of Company: Old South Carriage Company Code: Equipment Related Bob was leaving the water bucket to go back to Anson Street. The back wheel of the carriage clipped the carriage hitch on the back of the golf cart. The golf cart was partially dragged onto the street. No injuries to horses or persons.