Close X

Review Us

Bold labels are required.

All fields are required

2 dead in 2-car collision

On May 9, it was reported that a two-vehicle accident that occurred on a West Virginia road resulted in the deaths of two people. The crash took place at about 12:30 p.m. on W.Va. 152 at German Ridge Road.

According to authorities, a vehicle that was traveling in the northbound lane crossed the center line into the southbound lane. It collided with an SUV. The collision caused both vehicles to catch fire. They came to a stop against a hillside with both facing south. The female driver of the SUV was able to leave her vehicle unassisted though she did suffer injuries. Emergency rescue crews had to resort to the Jaws of Life to get into the vehicle that caused the accident, but both occupants died. Police have not released the names or information of those who were involved.

Authorities closed down the two-lane stretch of road for several hours while an investigation was underway. The roadway reopened at about 3:30 p.m. the same day. This crash occurred just one week after another head-on accident was reported, in which two individuals were also killed.

Car accidents can occur when drivers are operating vehicles under the influence, when they are distracted or when they have not had enough sleep. If the other driver was found to be liable following an investigation, a person who was injured in the crash may be entitled to seek compensation for the injuries suffered. An injured person can still seek compensation even if the at-fault driver did not survive the accident. A personal injury attorney may assist with the insurance claims or with litigation against the estate of the deceased driver who caused the accident.

Source: Herald-Dispatch, "Two die in crash at W.Va. 152 and German Ridge Road", Bishop Nash, May 9, 2017

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Tell Us About Your Legal Issue

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

This site uses Google's Invisible reCAPTCHA, which is subject to Google's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Email Us For A Response

Three Convenient Office Locations

Charleston Office
746 Myrtle Road
Charleston, WV 25314

Toll Free: 866-587-0167
Toll Free: 866-587-0167
Phone: 304-881-0637
Phone: 304-881-0637
Charleston Law Office Map

Beckley Office
101 North Kanawha Street, Suite 101
Beckley, WV 25801

Toll Free: 866-587-0167
Toll Free: 866-587-0167
Phone: 304-881-0637
Phone: 304-881-0637
Beckley Law Office Map

Morgantown Office
453 Suncrest Towne Centre Drive, Suite 300
Morgantown, WV 26505

Toll Free: 866-587-0167
Toll Free: 866-587-0167
Phone: 304-881-0637
Phone: 304-881-0637
Morgantown Law Office Map

Get Answers Today
Get The Answers You Need And The Advice You Deserve