2 flown to out-of-town hospital after Rt. 95 crash

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - UPDATE: 1/11/19 11:20 P.M.

At least two people were flown to an out-of-town hospital after a two-car crash on Route 95 Thursday afternoon, police said.

The crash happened just before 3 p.m. at Route 95 and Elder Street in south Parkersburg.

According to Parkersburg Police, at least five people, including both drivers, were taken to WVU Medicine Camden Clark Hospital. At least two people were then transferred to another hospital, but they haven't been identified.

Police said the crash happened when a 2003 Cadillac Seville and 1997 Subaru Legacy collided in the intersection.

The driver of the Cadillac, Zachary Moore, 22, and a passenger, Allison Parker, 19, were taken to the hospital, along with the juvenile driver of the Subaru and at two passengers, police said.

A Camden Clark spokesman said Friday afternoon that Moore was still being treated and that Parker had been treated and released.

Police said it appears the crash happened as Moore was attempting to cross Route 95 on Elder Street while the Subaru was traveling west.

The accident remains under investigation.


ORIGINAL STORY

Multiple people are hurt after a two-vehicle, head-on crash that happened Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Route 95 and Elder Street in Parkersburg.

The Wood County 911 Center says the crash happened at 2:58 p.m. Thursday, at the intersection of Route 95 (Camden Ave.) and Elder Street on the south side of Parkersburg.

A 911 Center Supervisor was not able to confirm how many people were injured in the crash, but said firefighters had to cut open one of the vehicles to rescue some people who were trapped.

We have a reporter on-scene and will update this story as we confirm new details, at WTAP.com and on WTAP News at 5, 6 and 11.