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A Darke County Woman suffered serious injuries Thursday afternoon, after her vehicle was struck by a garbage truck. Just before 12:30pm – Darke county deputies along with Osgood Fire, Osgood Rescue and CareFlight were dispatched to the intersection of Reed Road and North Star Ft. Loramie Road, on the report of a two-vehicle injury accident. 

Preliminary investigation revealed a 2021 International Rumpke garbage truck, driven by 19-year-old Anthony Martin of Piqua was traveling west on North Star Ft. Loramie Road when a northbound 2018 Chrysler Pacifica, driven by 63-year-old Elizabeth Dammeyer of Versailles- failed to yield after a stop sign.  The Pacifica stopped at the posted stop sign, then continued north causing the Rumpke garbage truck to strike the Pacifica.

Dammeyer was transported to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight, her condition is unknown at this time.  Martin was treated and released from the scene.

This accident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s Office