Driver Injured in Hit and Run Accident in Clarksburg, West Virginia

Posted on Jun 01, 2012

June 1, 2012 - Clarksburg, W.Va. - A person was injured after their vehicle was rear-ended in a hit and run accident that occurred on Route 50, during the night on Wednesday, May 30.

WBOY states that the incident happened at about 9:45 p.m. Officials said that a white Jeep crashed into the rear of a Jaguar, causing the Jaguar to hit another vehicle. The driver of the Jeep then fled the scene. 

The Jaguar’s driver, whose name has not yet been revealed, was wounded and had to be transported to University Hospital Center to receive immediate treatment. His medical condition is currently unknown.

Police are still looking for the driver of the Jeep. The vehicle has been described as white with damage to its front end. The accident is under ongoing investigation by local authorities 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 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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