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Two Hurt in Head-on Crash; Big Tyler Road Reopens

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email
The crash happened about 6:30 a.m. in the 49-hundred block of Big Tyler Road in Cross Lanes.

(WSAZ Photo / John Green)

UPDATE 3/10/14 @ 9:25 a.m.
CROSS LANES, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Two people are in the hospital after a head-on collision in Kanawha County.

The crash happened about 6:30 a.m. in the 49-hundred block of Big Tyler Road in Cross Lanes.

According to a news release, the driver of a SUV tried to pass a vehicle in a no-passing zone while driving towards Dunbar when another driver, who is 16 year old, hit him head-on.

Both drivers were trapped in their vehicles until firefighters could cut them out. Both suffered serious injuries, but not life-threatening.

Deputies say the driver of the SUV will likely face criminal charges.

The accident is still under investigation.

Big Tyler Road was closed for more than an hour until crews could clear the road.



UPDATE 12/5/12 @ 10 a.m.
CROSS LANES, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Big Tyler Road in Cross Lanes is back open after a two-car crash.

It happened about 6:30 a.m. Monday.

Firefighters tell WSAZ.com, two people were hurt and taken to the hospital. No word on how badly they were hurt.



ORIGINAL STORY 3/10/14 @ 6:30 a.m.
CROSS LANES, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A two-vehicle crash is shutting down a busy road in Kanawha County.

It happened about 6:30 a.m. Monday.

The Cross Lanes Volunteer Fire Department tells WSAZ.com the 4900 block of Big Tyler Road is shut down.

Firefighters say the two vehicles hit head-on. Two people were hurt and taken to the hospital. No word on the extent of their injuries.

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


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