Minor injuries reported after car strikes travel trailer


ARCANUM — Minor injuries were reported Thursday afternoon following a two-vehicle accident on the outskirts of Arcanum.

At approximately 1:43 p.m., emergency personnel from Arcanum Fire and Rescue along with deputies from the Darke County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to the intersection of State Route 49 South and Hollansburg-Sampson Road in regards to a two-vehicle minor injury accident.

According to the Darke County Sherrif’s Department, a preliminary investigation into the accident has revealed that a tan 2003 Buick Century, driven by 84-year-old Louise Sando of Arcanum, was traveling westbound on Hollansburg- Sampson Road when she stopped at the stop sign located at the intersection of Hollansburg-Sampson Road and State Route 49. Sando failed to notice oncoming traffic and pulled into the roadway striking an Everest fifth-wheel travel trailer being pulled by a northbound white 1996 Freightliner, driven by 53-year-old Christopher Clark of Liberty, Ky.

Sando was treated on the scene for minor injuries by Arcanum Rescue before refusing any further treatment and transport to a medical facility. Clark, as well as his front seat passenger, were uninjured in the accident.

The accident will remain under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s Department.


By Jim Comer


Jim Comer is a freelance reporter for darkecountynews.com, Read more news, features and sports at DarkeCountyMedia.com

No posts to display