December 9, 2011 – Charleston, W.Va. – A woman had to be taken to the hospital on Tuesday night, December 6, after a car had crashed into her.
A news piece reported, on WSAZ, that the accident occurred at about 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of Lee Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. Police said that the woman was attempting to walk across Lee Street when an oncoming vehicle had passed by and hit her.
According to officials at the accident scene, the woman suffered leg injuries in the accident. She was transported to a local hospital to receive medical treatment.
The driver was not reported to have any injuries.
The names of the injured woman and the driver that hit her have not been revealed.
The driver has received multiple traffic citations due to the cause of this accident.
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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