DARKE COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – Two people were taken to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after a car failed to stop at a stop sign and crossed paths with a motorcycle in Darke County.
Around 4 pm, Darke County Sheriff’s Deputies along with New Madison Fire Department, Tri-Village Rescue, Greenville Township Rescue, and CareFlight were dispatched to US-127 and US-36 for an injury crash.
Initial investigation shows that a white 2018 Ford Escape driven by a 53-year-old Indiana woman was driving eastbound on US-36 when she failed to yield the right of way from a stop sign and traveled into the path of a 2013 Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven by a 64-year-old Greenville man who was traveling south on US-127.
The driver of the motorcycle was taken to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight while the driver of the Escape was taken to Wayne Hospital by Greenville Township Rescue with minor injuries.
The motorcyclist’s condition is unknown at this time.
The accident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s Office.