(8-27-22) On August 27, 2022 at 12:57p.m. Darke County Sheriff’s Deputies along with Union City Rescue, Liberty Township Fire Department and Careflight responded to the intersections of Wildcat Rd and Palestine Union City Rd on an injury accident.

Preliminary investigation revealed a 2008 maroon Buick driven by Mary Mote (66) of Union City, IN, pulled from a stop sign heading westbound on Wildcat Rd. Mote failed to yield the right of way to a southbound 1923 Model T on Palestine Union City Rd driven by Jeffery Mote (51) of Union City, IN striking the Model-T, causing both vehicles to leave the roadway.

Jeffery Mote was flown by Careflight to Miami Valley Hospital. Mary Mote was not injured. Jeffery Mote’s condition is not known at this time.

This accident remains under investigation.