WHEELING, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Authorities are investigating a vehicle accident which occurred late Sunday night and resulted in serious injuries.
According to the Wheeling Police Department, at around 11:10pm on Sunday, February 12, 2024, a single-vehicle crash occurred at the U.S. 250/I-70 interchange at the McColloch Street exit in the Ohio County area.
Additional law enforcement units, along with medical units were called to the scene after an officer patrolling the roadway was able to locate the vehicle involved and assess the site.
The vehicle was transporting four individuals in total at the time of the accident, in which alcohol is believed to have been a contributing factor.
One passenger involved was reportedly ejected from the vehicle and sustained serious injuries as a result. The vehicle itself is said to have rolled several times as a result of the crash, after which all four individuals inside were transported to Wheeling Hospital.
Responding units cleared the scene of the accident at around 3:30am, according to reports, and the incident remains under investigation by the Wheeling Police Department.