Man critically injured in accident


DARKE COUNTY — A Greenville man was airlifted Wednesday morning after his car struck a utility pole.

On October 18, at 9:41 a.m., Darke County Sheriff’s deputies along with Tri-Village Rescue, Liberty Township Fire Department and Medflight responded to the 400 block of Weaver’s Ft. Jefferson Road to the single car accident.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Christopher Elliot, 32, of Greenville, was traveling east on Weavers Ft. Jefferson Road. His car traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a utiliy pole.

Elliot had to be extricated from the vehicle and was taken to Kettering Medical Center where he was listed in critical condition.

The accident remains under investigation.

Staff report

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