October 7, 2011 - Wayne County, W.Va. - A person was killed and another was injured in a 2-vehicle car crash on Thursday, October 6.
According to a report from WBOY the accident occurred shortly before 9 a.m. at the intersection of Route 52 and Centerville Road when a car smashed into a truck that was carrying asphalt. In depth details as to how the accident occurred are not yet retrievable.
The male driver of the car was fatally injury in the accident. The man was declared dead on the scene.
According to Sheriff's deputies, the truck driver incurred minor injuries in the accident and was driven to a local hospital for treatment.
The names of the victims involved in the accident have not been disclosed. No further injuries have been brought forth in connection with this accident.
The root of the accident remains to be resolved as deputies of the Wayne County Sheriff's Department are investigating.
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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