OAK HILL, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Two people have been sent to the hospital following a crash near Oak Hill this morning.
According to Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley, a head-on collision occurred on WV RT 61 just outside of Oak Hill city limits between 7 and 8 AM Tuesday.
It appears that one vehicle, which had been seen swerving in the roadway, crossed the center line and struck another vehicle head-on.
Both drivers were transported to Raleigh General Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, though it is suspected one driver had a broken leg.
At this time, alcohol or illegal substances are not suspected to be a contributing factor. The roadway was closed for approximately one hour but is now open.
Assisting in the matter were the Oak Hill Police Department, Oak Hill Fire Department, and Jan Care.
The accident remains under investigation by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.