WSAZ NewsChannel 3 reports that the accident took place on Route 60 in the Cambells Creek area on Sunday, January 1, around 9 a.m. Metro 911 response teams say that a green car struck the median, causing the female driver to be ejected from the vehicle.
When paramedics arrived on the scene they found the woman unconscious and unresponsive. She was transported toCAMC General Hospital in Charleston where she remains in an undisclosed condition. Authorities haven’t released her name.
The accident shut down Route 60 for over half an hour as crews cleaned up the debris. Fortunately no other vehicles were involved and the cause of the incident is still under investigation.
Your car insurance may help with compensation for a single-car accident, but seeking a settlement can be a difficult process. After a serious injury from a car accident, seek help from a West Virginia accident attorney to learn about your options for compensation.
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.