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Driver Hurt in Rollover Crash on I-64 in Putnam County

UPDATE @ 8:30 a.m.
PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A woman was taken to the hospital after she flipped her SUV several times before her vehicle landed in a yard behind an apartment complex in Putnam County.

The accident was reported just after 7 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 64 about a half mile from the Hurricane exit.

A Hurricane firefighter tells WSAZ.com, the driver told emergency crews that she was driving east on I-64 when another vehicle started to come in to her lane. She swerved to avoid the car and lost control of her SUV, hit the guardrail before flipping several times. Firefighters say they don't know how many times the vehicle flipped.

The vehicle took out the guardrail, but a fence and some brush helped stop the SUV in a yard right behind Henderson Apartments in Hurricane.

The woman was able to crawl out of her vehicle. She was taken to St. Mary's Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Her name has not been released.

The accident didn't affect traffic on Interstate 64.



ORIGINAL STORY
PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Emergency crews are on the scene of an accident in Putnam County where a vehicle has rolled over and landed several feet from the interstate.

The accident was reported just after 7 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 64 about a half mile from the Hurricane exit.

Putnam County 911 Dispatchers tell WSAZ.com the driver did suffer minor injuries.

Right now, traffic is moving slowly in the area.

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


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