October 20, 2011 - Randolph County, W.Va. - On Tuesday morning, October 18, 2 people were sent to the hospital after a car accident in an intersection.
A news story from WBOY reports that the accident happened shortly after 6 a.m. at the intersection of Route 151 and Route 33. A pickup truck crashed into the side of another pickup truck in the intersection. Officials described the incident as a T-bone crash.
The accident led to 2 people being injured. Both victims had to be taken to Davis Memorial Hospital for treatment. There is no word on their medical conditions at this time.
State police said that 19-year-old Ethan Gassnola received a citation for failure to yield the right of way.
The identities of any other people who may have been involved in the accident have not yet been released to the public.
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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