UPDATE: 1 flown to hospital after crash involving semi on SR 49 in Darke County

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UPDATE: 6:15 p.m.

One person was flown to the hospital after a crash involving a semi and a pickup truck on State Route 49 Monday.

The crash was reported in the area of State Route 47 and 49 around 4:45 p.m., according to initial reports.

According to Darke County Sheriff’s deputies, a Ford traveling south on SR 49 failed to yield, pulling into the pathway of an eastbound semi truck.

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The semi struck the Ford and both vehicles continued east of the roadway coming to rest at the edge of a cornfield, according to deputies.

The driver of the Ford was airlifted from the scene to Miami Valley Hospital with what were described as life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the semi was treated and released on the scene.

A crash reconstruction team was requested to the scene.

News Center 7 will continue updating this story as we learn more.

INITIAL REPORT:

Emergency crews were called to respond to a crash with reported injuries in Darke County.

The crash was reported in the area of State Route 47 and 49 around 4:45 p.m., according to initial emergency scanner traffic.

At least one person was reported to have been ejected from one of the vehicles involved.

A medical helicopter has been called to the scene, according to initial reports.

News Center 7 is working to learn more and we will continue updating this story.