UPDATE: Man Hit by Car on MacCorkle Avenue; Name Released

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 3/28/12 @ 5:50 p.m.
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The name of the man hit by a car in St. Albans has been released.

According to a release from Capt. James Agee, Michael Scott, 55, of St. Albans, was struck by a car about 4:20 p.m.

Scott was in a powered wheelchair riding in the bike lane headed west against the traffic in the eastbound lane when he was hit.

The driver of the car was pulling out of DeCharms Street onto MacCorkle Avenue when the accident happened.

The eastbound lanes were shut down for about 30 minutes.

An investigation into the crash is still ongoing.

Scott was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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UPDATE 3/28/12 @ 4:45 p.m.
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The eastbound lanes of MacCorkle Avenue have reopened.

The lanes were shut down due to an accident that sent one man to the hospital.

Dispatchers tell WSAZ.com that the accident happened near the intersection of Decharms Avenue about 4:15 p.m. They say a man was hit by a car in that area.

The eastbound lanes were shut down for about 30 minutes.

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ORIGINAL STORY 3/28/12
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man has been hit by a car in St. Albans.

The accident has caused the closure of the eastbound lanes of MacCorkle Avenue in St. Albans.

Dispatchers tell WSAZ.com that the accident happened near the intersection of Decharms Avenue about 4:15 p.m.

The man has been taken to the hospital. There is no word on his name or condition.

We have a crew on the scene.

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