WSAZ sites that the incident occurred at about 4:30 p.m. in the 5300 block of U.S. 60. Officials said that the first car crashed into a second car, causing one of the cars to crash into a Transit Authority (TTA) Bus. The number of people that were on the bus at the time of the crash is unknown.
A person was reported to have sustained injuries. That person was taken to a local hospital immediately following the accident. Police said that the person was taken to the hospital primarily as a precaution.
The identities of the victim and the drivers involved in the accident are unknown at this time.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's 2009 West Virginia Crash Statistics show that there were 356 fatalities as a result of car accidents inWest 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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