WBOY indicates that the incident occurred at around 6:15 a.m. on Interstate 79, at the 110 mile marker. The accident report has concluded that 3 cars collided into each other. Additional details of how the accident occurred are unclear at this time.
According to deputies with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, a person was injured in the accident. The victim was transported to the United Hospital Center to receive medical assistance. The condition of the injured person is unknown.
The names of those involved in the accident have not yet been revealed to the public. The cause of the crash remains to be determined. Further investigations are being handled by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department.
Officials with the Lost Creek and Nutter Fort Volunteer Fire Departments as well as Anmoore Emergency Medical Service were also on the scene.
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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