Two Deceased in Allen County Crash

On January 15, 2023, at approximately 9:30 P.M., officers with the Allen County Sheriff’s Department responded to Arcola Road, just east of Yellow River Road, reference a reported motor vehicle crash with injuries.

Upon arrival, officers and medics located two vehicles that were involved in the crash. The preliminary investigation indicated that an eastbound passenger car and a westbound passenger car collided. The collision caused both vehicles to become fully engulfed in flames upon impact.

The adult driver of the eastbound passenger car was taken to a local hospital in serious condition.

The driver and passenger of the westbound passenger car were both pronounced deceased at the scene.

This incident remains under investigation.

Corporal Adam Griffith
Allen County Sheriff’s Department