Thursday, January 31, 2013

Single Vehicle Rollover Accident on 49

On January 31, 2013 at approximately 4:30 pm Darke County Deputies along with Greenville Township Fire, Greenville Township Rescue and CareFlight were dispatched to the 8000 block of State Route 49 north in reference to a single vehicle injury accident.

Preliminary investigation revealed a white 2003 Chevy Venture van driven by Heather L. Knowles, 35, of Greenville, Ohio was northbound on state route 49, north of Horatio-Harris Creek Road. Knowles lost control of the mini van on the snow covered roadway. Knowles traveled off the right side of the roadway striking a utility pole causing the vehicle to rollover, Knowles vehicle came to rest in a field.

Knowles was transported to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight. Knowles' is listed in serious condition at this time.

This accident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff's Office.

As a reminder the Darke County Sheriff's Office would like motorist use extreme caution when traveling in conditions where blowing and drifting snow create hazardous conditions on the roadways.

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