Darke County Sheriff’s Office investigates 3-vehicle injury crash near Greenville

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DARKE COUNTY – On Moonday at approximately 2:32 p.m. Darke County Deputies along with Greenville Police Department, Greenville Fire, Greenville Township Fire, Greenville Township Rescue and CareFlight were dispatched to the intersection of U.S. Route 127 and Childrens Home Bradford Road, Greenville in reference to a crash with an injury involving multiple vehicles.

Preliminary investigation revealed a white 2012 Dodge RAM 3500 driven by, Shekhroz Nematov (21) of Brooklyn, New York was traveling east on Childrens Home Bradford Road. Nematov failed to stop at the stop sign before entering U.S. 127. Nematov was struck by a black 2015 Kenworth semi that was traveling south in on U.S. 127. The Kenworth was being driven by Matthew Helman (44) of Ligonier, Indiana. Nematov was also struck by a 2023 maroon Mack Anthem semi, driven by Justin Hartings (32) of Fort Recovery, that was also traveling south on U.S. 127. All three vehicles involved in the accident had trailers.

Nematov was transported to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight for his injuries. Both Helman and Hartings were not injured in this accident. This accident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s Office.