On August 31, 2108 at 7:22 p.m. Darke County Sheriff Deputies along with Tri Village Rescue, Arcanum Rescue, Greenville Township Rescue, Arcanum Fire Department, New Madison Fire Department, Miami Valley Careflight, and Medflight responded to the intersection at US Route 127 and State Route 503 on an injury accident.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a southbound 2012 Black Fiat driven by Brenten Peters (27), of Upland, Indiana, was turning southeast onto State Route 503. The vehicle Peters was driving entered into the path of a northbound 2000 tan GMC Yukon driven by Jodie Turner (55), of Arcanum Ohio.
Turner was taken by Greenville Rescue to Wayne Hospital and Mr. Peters was taken to Miami Valley Hospital by Medflight. A passenger in the Fiat, Elizabeth Riley (25), of Marion, Indiana, had to be extricated from the vehicle. Riley was taken to Miami Valley Hospital by Careflight and is listed in serious condition. The condition of Mr. Peters and Ms. Turner are unknown.
A small canine was also found in the Fiat during the extrication and the Darke County Animal Shelter came to the scene to remove the animal. The animal will be taken care of at the Darke County Animal Shelter until the owner is able to retrieve their canine.
This accident remains under investigation.