Man and his 9-year-old son flown to hospitals after Darke County crash

NEW MADISON, Darke County — UPDATE @ 9:45 p.m.

A Greenville man and his 9-year-old son were flown to area hospitals this evening following a two-vehicle rollover crash in New Madison.

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Preliminary investigation shows that Christopher Hurd, 20, of Palestine was headed north on New Madison Coletown Road in a 2008 silver Acadia. Hurd stopped at the intersection of Hollandsburg Arcanum Road and then pulled into the intersection around 5:30 p.m. and collided with a 1998 white GMC Jimmy driven by Dustin Yount, 35, of Greenville, according to the Darke County Sheriff’s Office.

The Jimmy then traveled off the left side of the road and rolled over.

Yount had to be freed by New Madison Fire and was taken by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital.

The Jimmy’s front-seat passenger, Yount’s 9-year-old son, Hunter Yount, was helped out of the vehicle by Hurd and flown by MedFlight to Dayton Children’s Hospital. The extent of their injuries was not available.

Hurd was taken to Wayne Healthcare. He was issued a citation for failure to yield from a stop sign, the sheriff’s office said.


Crews were called this evening to a report of a crash involving injuries at Hollandsburg Arcanum at New Madison Coletown roads.

According to initial reports, a child was flown to an area hospital and a second medical helicopter was called for an adult injured in the crash, which happened sometime around 5:30 p.m.

We are working to learn more information.