According to a WSAZ News reports that the crash happened early in the morning when Brian H. Hall, 57, of Brenton, was driving when another vehicle crossed the center line into oncoming traffic. The other vehicle was driven by Bobby McClanahan, 60, of Wharton. The 2 vehicles involved were a Chevy GO and a truck.
Police are still investigating the accident to determine the details of the crash. No word yet on whether McClanahan will be charged with any criminal conduct or traffic violations.
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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