October 28, 2011 - Bridgeport, W.Va. - On Wednesday night, October 26, 2 people were injured in a 3-vehicle car accident.
According to an accident report on WBOY, the incident occurred at about 9:20 p.m. at the intersection of Route 50 and Emily Drive. The accident concluded of a 3-vehicle car collision in the intersection. Precise details of how the accident happened are not accessible yet.
Reports indicate that 2 people were wounded in the accident. Both of the victims had to be taken to United Hospital Center immediately following the crash. There is no word on their medical conditions at this time.
The identities of those involved in the accident have not been publically released yet.
The crash caused traffic to slow on Route 50 near the intersection for some time after the accident. The roadway has since been reopened.
The accident is still under the stages of investigation by officials in Bridgeport.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's 2009 West Virginia Crash Statistics show that there were 356 fatalities as a result of car accidents in West Virginia.
In an effort to raise awareness of common factors in serious and fatal car accidents in West Virginia, our firm routinely publishes news items about traffic crashes in our region.
Common West Virginia accidents include, but are not limited to:
- single-car crashes;
- tractor-trailer accidents;
- accidents caused by hazardous road conditions; and
- distracted driver crashes.
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