May 23, 2012 – Nicholas County, W.Va. – A single-vehicle car accident resulted in minor injuries and a power outage on Tuesday, May 22.
WSAZ states that the crash happened at around 6:30 a.m. on Route 41 in the Nallan area. According to the accident report, 911 dispatchers said that a vehicle was driving on the road when its driver lost control, resulting in the car to crash into a nearby utility pole. Further details about how the accident occurred are not yet available.
It is unclear exactly how many people were wounded in the incident. Dispatchers said that those involved that were hurt suffered minor injuries.
The identities of the driver and anyone else who may have been involved in the accident have not yet been revealed.
Power was out in the area of the accident for some time. The crash is under the stages of investigation by officials who were called to the scene.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's 2010 West Virginia Crash Statistics show that there were 315 fatalities as a result of car accidents in WestVirginia.
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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