Corridor G in South Charleston Reopens after Rollover Accident

The accident was reported about 2 p.m. in the southbound lanes near Childress Road.

(WSAZ Photo / Shannon Houser)

UPDATE @ 4:10 p.m.
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Corridor G in South Charleston is back open to traffic after a single vehicle accident.

The crash was reported about 2 p.m. in the southbound lanes near Childress Road.

911 dispatchers tell WSAZ.com the SUV rolled several times and one person was thrown from the vehicle. The driver was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

West Virginia State Police say they believe speed was a factor in the crash.

The southbound lanes were closed for about an hour before they reopened to traffic.

The victim's name has not been released.



UPDATE @ 1:25 p.m.
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The southbound lanes of Corridor G in South Charleston are closed after a single vehicle rollover.

The crash was reported about 2 p.m. in the southbound lanes near Childress Road.

911 dispatchers tell WSAZ.com the vehicle rolled several times.

Dispatchers say at least one person has been thrown from the vehicle. The driver of the car was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

West Virginia State Police say they believe speed was a factor in the crash.

Right now, both southbound lanes of Corridor G are closed in that area.

We have a crew headed to the scene. Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.



ORIGINAL STORY
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Emergency crews are on the scene of an accident along Corridor G in South Charleston.

The accident was reported about 2 p.m. in the southbound lanes near Childress Road.

911 dispatchers tell WSAZ.com it's a single vehicle crash and it rolled over several times.

Dispatchers say at least one person has been thrown from the vehicle. No word on the extent of the injuries.

Right now, at least one southbound lane along Corridor G is blocked in the area.

We have a crew headed to the scene. Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.


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