DARKE COUNTY — A male motorcyclist was flown to Miami Valley Hospital with critical injuries after being ejected from his motorcycle after a head-on crash in near Union City.
According to the Darke County Sheriff’s Office, a preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 2:58 p.m., Gary Charles III, 34, of Greenville, was driving a red 2007 Yamaha Royal Star motorcycle southwest on Converse Road when he failed to navigate a curve.
Charles drove left of center and hit a black 2004 GMC Sierra pick-up truck traveling eastbound head-on.
The driver of the pick-up, Wilbur Sink, 68, of Union City, Ohio, was treated for injuries and released at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.
DCSO was assisted by Union City Ohio Police Department, Union City Ohio Fire and Rescue, CareFlight and the DCSO Accident Reconstruction Team.
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