UPDATE: 4 taken to hospital after 2-vehicle accident on Route 14 in Wood County

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WOOD COUNTY, W.Va. (WTAP) - UPDATE: 01/25/19 10:16 PM

The Wood County Sheriff's Office says four people were taken by ambulance to WVU Medicine Camden Clark for evaluations after a two-vehicle accident has shut down the northbound lane of Route 14 in Wood County Friday evening.

Authorities have not released the extent of their injuries.

Deputies tell us a Hyundai Sante Fe driven by Hazel Gould, 53, of Williamstown WV, was driving northbound when she slowed for a vehicle in front of her. There were two passengers in the SUV.

Deputies say that is when Lee Edward Willis, 75, of Washington WV the driver of the Hyundai Sonata, rear ended the SUV.

The northbound lane of Route 14 was reopened after an hour and a half.

Authorities say the investigation is ongoing.


UPDATE: 01/25/19 8:45 PM

The Wood County 911 Center says the northbound lane of Route 14 has reopened.

There are no new details about the crash at the moment.


ORIGINAL STORY: 01/25/19 6:38 PM

The Wood County 911 Center says a two-vehicle accident has shut down the northbound lane of Route 14 in Wood County Friday evening.

The accident happened at 6:05 p.m. on Route 14 near Summit Road.

The Wood County Sheriff's Office is handling the investigation.



 
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