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Multiple serious accidents in Wiley Ford

February 14th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at approximately 2000 hours, Sr. Tpr. Bailey responded to a single vehicle crash in Wiley Ford, WV, in Mineral County in front of Press Gas Station.  The 2002 Ford Explorer was traveling north on SR 28 when it exited the roadway off the right roadway edge and struck an embankment.  The vehicle appeared to re-enter the roadway and roll over several times before coming to rest on the roof.  The driver and passenger were both transported to the hospital for injuries sustained in the crash.  The crash is under further investigation and further details may be released at a later time.  The Wiley Ford and Short Gap Ambulances responded to the crash along with the Wiley Ford VFD for traffic control.   

Police have not yet released names of those involved

 

While on the initial crash, a second crash also occurred at approximately 2043 hours, also on SR 28, just south of Sr. Tpr. Bailey's location.  Upon arrival, a 2003 Jeep Liberty had slid on ice off the roadway and struck a utility pole causing the pole to crash on top of the vehicle.  The Ridgeley Ambulance along with the Short Gap VFD responded to the scene.  Twenty-six year old Tyrell Helmick was uninjured in the crash and required no transport.  The utility pole remained down until the early morning hours for removal and replacement of the pole. 

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