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UPDATE: Six Still in Hospital Following Head-On Crash near Barboursville

By: Kristen Schneider, Josie Landgrave Email
By: Kristen Schneider, Josie Landgrave Email
(WSAZ Photo/Josie Landgrave)

(WSAZ Photo/Josie Landgrave)

UPDATE 11/5/13 @ 2 p.m.
BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Six of the seven people injured in a head-on crash along U.S. 60 near Barboursville remain the hospital Tuesday.

The crash happened just before 6 p.m., about two miles east of the Merritt Creek exit along Route 60.

Barboursville Police say those still in the hospital are in stable condition, but some of them have serious injuries.

Police say a Ford Mustang heading east, and a Pontiac traveling west, collided head-on. Investigators have not said which driver is at fault.

Four people were in the Mustang, and three people were in the Pontiac, including a young child.

No names have been released.



UPDATE 11/4/13 @ 10:10 p.m.
CABELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- U.S. 60 is reopen at the scene of a two car head-on collision that sent seven people to the hospital, Cabell County 911 dispatchers say.

The roadway was closed for more than three hours as police investigated in the 3700 block of U.S. 60 in the Barboursville area.

One victim was unconscious at the scene but had a pulse. A child also was taken to the hospital -- mainly as a precaution.

The crash happened about 6 p.m. Monday.



UPDATE 11/4/13 @ 7:25 p.m.
CABELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Seven people were taken to the hospital Monday evening after two cars collided head-on in the 3700 block of U.S. 60, Barboursville Police tell WSAZ.com.

One of the victims was unconscious but had a pulse. According to early reports, as many as three victims were seriously hurt.

U.S. 60 remains closed in both directions in that area.

The crash, which was reported about 6 p.m. Monday, happened as a Ford Mustang driven by a woman headed east on U.S. 60 collided with a westbound Pontiac driven by an elderly woman.

Four people were in the Mustang, and three people were in the Pontiac, including a young child. That child was not badly hurt but was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Police are not certain what caused the crash but continue to investigate. Teams are still out taking measurements.

The road should be open in the next few hours.

As of 9 p.m. Monday, the roadway remained closed in that area.

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ORIGINAL STORY
CABELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A head-on crash has shut down part of Route 60 in Barboursville.

Cabell County 911 dispatchers tell WSAZ.com the accident happened in the 3700-block of Route 60 around 5:45 p.m.

The road is closed in both directions.

Several injuries have been reported.

We have a crew headed to the scene.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.


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