UPDATE | Elderly man dies after getting pinned under car
UPDATE 01/12/2021 @ 2:00 p.m.
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A 78-year-old man that was taken to the hospital after getting pinned under a car has died from his injuries, according to the Mason County Sheriff’s Department.
Investigators say Charles Birchfield was alone at the time of the accident. They say he apparently backed into a carport and was getting out of his vehicle when he was knocked to the ground and pinned under it. The vehicle was running and was in reverse when it happened.
The Point Pleasant Fire Department and Mason County EMS also responded.
ORIGINAL STORY 01/12/2021 @ 10:10 a.m.
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A 78-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting pinned under a car.
It happened on Redmond Ridge Road in Henderson around 8:10 Tuesday morning.
According to the Point Pleasant Fire Department Deputy Chief, they had to perform an extrication.
The deputy chief says it looks like the man was getting out and the car was in reverse and it knocked him down.
Officials say he’s in critical condition.
No other information has been released.
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