SR 705 closed for clean-up after eggs dumped on road


On July 18, 2023 at approximately 1:42 pm Darke County Deputies along with North Star Fire and Ansonia Rescue responded to State Route 705 near Coates Road in the S curve for a reported tractor-trailer roll-over crash with possible injuries.

Preliminary investigation revealed a black 2016 Kenworth tractor-trailer hauling eggs, driven by Gurdeep Singh 27, of Greenwood, IN. was traveling eastbound on State Route 705 when the driver failed to negotiate a curve causing it to roll over onto the right side of the roadway.

Clean-up crews will be off-loading the eggs before the semi can be safely removed from the scene. State Route 705 at Coates Road will be closed for several hours during the clean-up process.

Mr. Singh was uninjured.