Man airlifted after head-on accident


UNION CITY – A male passenger in a van that was hit head on was airlifted Thursday morning.

On Dec. 17 at approximately 6:34 a.m. Darke County deputies, along with Union City Ohio Fire, Union City Ohio Rescue and CareFlight were dispatched to the 11,200 block of Ohio-Indiana Stateline Road in reference to a head-on injury accident.

The preliminary investigation revealed a green 2002 Chevy Venture driven by Brittany L. Hiatt, 25, Union City, Ohio was southbound on Ohio-Indiana Stateline Road when she traveled left of the centerline striking a blue 2003 Chrysler Town and Country driven by Pedro Reyna, 40, Union City, Indiana. Both vehicle’s collided head-on causing Reyna’s vehicle to travel off the left side of the roadway and roll over on it’s top. Hiatt’s vehicle remained disabled in the middle of the roadway.

Hiatt was transported to Wayne HealthCare where she was treated and released. Reyna was treated and released from the scene. Reyna’s passenger, Carlos Gutierrez was transported to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight where his condition is unknown.

Hiatt was issued traffic citation for Marked Lanes.

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

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