PUTNAM COUNTY ACCIDENT Pickup Truck Collides With Semi; One Taken To Hospital
Reported by: Bethany Simmons
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Mar. 21, 2013 8:16 AM EDT
Updated: Mar. 21, 2013 12:39 PM EDT
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, Putnam County
, West Virginia
The driver of a pickup truck was taken to the hospital after a early morning accident in Putnam County Thursday.
It happened about 6:15 a.m. along Route 25 in front of the Pilot gas station, just off of I-64.
Eyewitness News has learned a pickup truck collided with a tractor-trailer which was parked along the side of the road. The driver of the tractor-trailer was apparently sleeping at the time of the accident.
The driver of the pickup was trapped for a period of time and then taken to a Charleston hospital. No word on what caused the driver of the pickup to collide with the tractor-trailer.
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