Preliminary investigation revealed a white 2003 Chevy Venture van driven by Heather L. Knowles, 35, of Greenville, Ohio was northbound on state route 49, north of Horatio-Harris Creek Road. Knowles lost control of the mini van on the snow covered roadway. Knowles traveled off the right side of the roadway striking a utility pole causing the vehicle to rollover, Knowles vehicle came to rest in a field.
Knowles was transported to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight. Knowles' is listed in serious condition at this time.
This accident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff's Office.
As a reminder the Darke County Sheriff's Office would like motorist use extreme caution when traveling in conditions where blowing and drifting snow create hazardous conditions on the roadways.