Published: Saturday, August 17, 2019 @ 12:20 AM
Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2019 @ 3:28 AM
— UPDATE @ 3:28 a.m.:
Two men are in the hospital after a motorcycle crash on Route 121 just before midnight.
According to a release from the Darke County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a report of a motorcycle accident with injury, along with crews from Tri-Village Rescue, New Madison Fire Department and mutual aid from Greenville Township Rescue. CareFlight was later called to the scene.
A preliminary investigation found that a 2011 Harley Davidson was traveling south on Route 121, driven by Brandon Leonard, 26, of Union City, with a passenger, Logan Hofacker, 21, of Greenville.
The motorcycle struck a deer in the roadway, causing both Leonard and Hofacker to be thrown from the vehicle.
Leonard was not wearing a helmet, and was treated at the scene by Tri-Village Rescue before being transported to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight.
Hofacker was wearing a helmet, and was treated on scene by Greenville Township Rescue then transported to Wayne Hospital.
Both are listed in stable condition.
The crash remains under investigation.
CareFlight has been called to the scene of a motorcycle accident in the 3900 block of state Route 121 in Greenville.
We are working to learn more and will update this story as more information becomes available.