According to a news story on WSAZ, the accident occurred at about 5 p.m. on Hal Greer Boulevard, close by Kinetic Park. The accident report indicates that 2 cars collided into each other in the northbound lanes of the roadway. Further details of how the accident occurred are not yet available.
Exactly how many people were injured in the accident remains unclear. All of the injuries reported have been described as minor.
The identities of those involved in the accident are also unavailable.
The northbound lanes onHal Greer Boulevardwere blocked from Kinetic Park to Washington Boulevard while crews worked to clear the scene. All lanes were reopened by 6 p.m. on Tuesday.
The car accident is in the stages of investigation by local officials.
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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