4 flown to hospital, 2 critically hurt, after crash in Darke County

DARKE COUNTY — Four people were flown to the hospital after a crash in Darke County Thursday afternoon.

Around 4:30 p.m. Darke County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to US-127 and Children’s Home-Bradford Road for reports of a crash.

An initial investigation found that a Honda Odyssey was stopped eastbound at Children’s Home Bradford Road and US-127 at the stop sign.

It was driven by Antonio Bartum, 29, of Troy, according to the Darke County Sheriff’s Office.

The Honda attempted to cross US-127 when it was hit by a northbound Ram 5500 utility truck driven by David Sheets, 23, of Celina.

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The Ram 5500 traveled off the right side of the road and overturned in the ditch.

The Honda came to rest in the median.

Sheets and his passenger Conner Adams were flown to Miami Valley Hospital, their conditions are not known.

Bartum and his passenger, Isabella Smith, 20, were also flown to Miami Valley. Both are listed in critical condition.

We will continue to follow this story.

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