WSAZ reports that the 2 vehicles collided shortly after 12 p.m. on Route 119, near the southbound Oakwood exit ramp. Further details of how the accident occurred have not been reported at this time.
Based on the accident report, 2 people were injured in the accident. Both victims were sent to a nearby a hospital to receive medical treatment. There has been no word on the extent of their injuries.
The accident continues to be under the stages of ongoing investigation by local officials.
When there is more than a single party involved in a car accident, such as this one, negligence may be the basis of the injuries sustained. If you can prove a driver’s reckless behavior, you may be entitled to compensation by pursuing an injury claim.
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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