Accident stops traffic on U.S. Route 127


Darke County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a two-car accident which occurred Tuesday afternoon on U.S. Route 127 south of Greenville.

DARKE COUNTY — A two-car accident stopped traffic on both lanes of U.S. Route 127 Tuesday afternoon.

Darke County Sheriff’s Deputies, Arcanum Rescue and Greenville Township Rescue responded to the scene.

The accident occurred near Schultz Motors south of Greenville.

Initial statements by the Sheriff’s Office indicated a silver SUV pulled out of Schultz Motors’ parking lot, heading north. The vehicle was struck by a black Ford minivan also heading northbound.

Upon impact, the silver vehicle went off the right side of the road, crashed through a fence and ended up in a cornfield.

Injuries were reported though the victim’s conditions were unknown.

The incident is currently being investigated by the Darke County Sheriff’s Office.

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