Boy Seriously Injured in Darke County Accident

January 30, 2015-

At 9:17 am Thursday morning, Darke County deputies and Careflight were dispatched to the 2800 block of Littles Road regarding a rollover, injury accident.  The preliminary investigation revealed a Ford Ranger truck, driven by Lucas Gower, 18, of Arcanum, was northbound on Littles Road when he lost control of his vehicle on the icy roadway, causing the vehicle to travel off the right side of the road.  The truck spun out of control, struck a mailbox and traveled over an embankment into a creek bed.  The truck came to rest on its side in the water.  Gower and his 10 year-old female passenger were transported to Wayne Healthcare.  Gower's 11 year-old male passenger was Careflighted to Miami Valley Children's Hospital.


Courtesy of The Daily Advocate