WDTV reports that the incident happened on Tower Hill, near Route 50. A man was riding his ATV through the woods when he somehow lost control of his vehicle, causing it to overturn and crash.
The man was hurt in the incident and had to be airlifted to Ruby Memorial Hospital to receive medical treatment. His injuries have been described as non-life threatening.
The name of the injured victim has not yet been revealed to the public. No other vehicles were involved in the accident. No other injuries have been brought forth in relation with this crash. The accident is under the stages of investigation by authorities in the Clarksburg area.
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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