October 26, 2011 - Clendenin, W.Va. - A person was injured when their vehicle crashed during the night on Sunday, October 23.
According to a news report on WSAZ, the accident happened at about 9:45 a.m. on Jordan Creek Road. The vehicle was driving on the roadway when, for reasons unknown, its driver lost control and the vehicle crashed. Precise details of how the accident came about are not available yet.
Kanawha County 911 dispatchers said that the driver was thrown from the vehicle when it crashed. The injured driver was sent to a nearby hospital soon after the accident. There is no word on the severity of the driver's injuries. The victim's identity has not been revealed to the public at this time.
There was only a single vehicle involved in the accident and it appears that no other passengers were in the vehicle during the incident. No further injuries have been brought forth. The accident remains under investigation.
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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