Police say that one person was killed and two were injured in a fatal crash that involved two vehicles and took place on US-522. According to police, the car accident was deemed a head-on collision.
The accident took place around 11:29 a.m. on May 3rd. When officers initially arrived at the scene of the accident, they found that there were two heavily damaged pickup trucks on the scene, with one laying over completely.
Three victims had to be extricated from the rolled over vehicle. When one of the victims, a female, was extricated from the vehicle, she was quickly pronounced deceased. One male victim was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries while another was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
None of the parties involved in the accident were identified as of yet. The accident was investigated for two hours.
We would like to take this time to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this accident.
Fatal Accidents in West Virginia
In just one year, hundreds of people will be killed in fatal accidents across West Virginia, some of which take place at the hands of negligent parties. These accidents happen for many reasons, some of the most severe taking place due to drunk driving, speeding, distractions, and many other related reasons. Losing a loved one is never an easy thing to face, which is why it is imperative to have a wrongful death attorney on your side at this time.
Our attorneys at Katz, Kantor, Stonestreet & Buckner are understanding of how challenging it can be to lose a loved one unexpectedly in a serious accident. When somebody close to you has been taken from you so suddenly, you might be feeling lost and burdened by the financial circumstances that have been left for you to cover. You do not have to stand alone at this time. Please contact us at (304) 713-2014 to find out what we can do for you.