November 16, 2011 - Milton, W.Va. - According to a news story on WSA, 2 cars collided on Monday, November 14, sending a Cabell County Sheriff's deputy to the hospital.
The accident happened at about 11:30 a.m. on John's Creek Road. The 2 vehicles crashed into one another on the road. Additional details of how the accident occurred are not available.
The sheriff's deputy was reported to be injured in the accident. He had to be taken to a nearby hospital immediately following the accident. Officials said that the deputy's injuries were not life-threatening.
The driver of the other vehicle was not hurt in the accident.
The identities of everyone who was involved in the accident have not yet been revealed. There has been no information released on whether or not charges will be filed in relation with this accident. The cause of the crash remains unknown as it is under investigation by Milton Police.
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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