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Two Romney Residents Hurt in Head-On Collision

August 3rd, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Two  Romney residents were flown to  area hospitals Monday after suffering injuries in a head-on crash on U.S. Route 50 near Junction in Hampshire County, according to West Virginia State Police. Christine Freeman, 50, was flown by Maryland State Police Trooper 5 helicopter to Winchester  Medical Center following the 6:30 p.m. two-vehicle crash.  Gregory Miers, 55, was flown to J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown hospital by Healthnet helicopter after suffering serious injuries in the crash.  Preliminary investigation showed Freeman was operating a vehicle westbound on U.S. Route 50 before the vehicle crossed the centerline, struck a guardrail and then traveled into the path of a vehicle operated by Miers. The state police investigation included assistance from the Hampshire County Sheriff's Office. Also responding to the scene were Hampshire County Emergency Services ambulance, the Mineral County paramedic chase vehicle and volunteer fire departments from Romney, Burlington and New Creek. Anyone with information in the incident is asked the contact the state police at Romney at 304-822-3561.