UPDATE: Parkersburg Police cruiser damaged in crash

Patrolman, Parkersburg woman treated at WVU Medicine Camden Clark
Published: Dec. 3, 2020 at 7:54 PM EST
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UPDATE: 12/7/20 2:45 P.M.

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. - A Parkersburg Police officer and the driver of another vehicle were treated at WVU Medicine Camden Clark on Thursday after a three-vehicle crash on Neal Street.

The crash in the 700 block of Neal Street happened as Patrolman A.M. Rickman was responding to a report of a robbery at Carl’s Pawn Shop in Division Street in south Parkersburg.

According to Police Chief Joe Martin, a car driven by Cheryl Jones, 69, of Parkersburg yielded to the right as required but then made a sudden left turn to turn onto 8th Avenue, leading to a collision that caused the cruiser to crash into a parked car.

Rickman and Jones were both taken to the hospital.

There were no citations, and Martin said the crash remains under investigation.


PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Authorities were called out to a 3-vehicle crash in Parkersburg Thursday afternoon.

It happened in the 700 block of Neal Street.

Both the Parkersburg Police and Fire departments responded to the area, along with Camden Clark and St Joseph’s Ambulance Services.

No other information about the crash was immediately available from authorities.

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