Semi driver loses control and ends up in ditch

NORTH STAR – On March 12, 2018 at approximately 2:28 PM Darke County deputies along with North Star Fire, Rossburg Fire and Ansonia Rescue responded to the 6600 block of Wabash York Road in reference to a semi tractor trailer on it’s side.

Preliminary investigation revealed a white 2017 Peterbilt tractor, pulling a bulk feed trailer was driven by Timothy L. Hicks, 56 of Bradford Ohio.  Mr. Hick’s was traveling eastbound on Wabash York Road when his right front tire left the roadway.  Mr. Hicks was unable to regain control of the semi tractor/trailer and continued into the side ditch where the truck and trailer rolled onto it’s side.  Mr. Hick’s was treated and released from the scene by Ansonia Rescue.

Mr. Hick’s was issued a citation for failure to maintain reasonable control of a motor vehicle.

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