Hit-and-run accident injures seven people

Posted on Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 at 6:45 am    

Seven people from West Virginia were injured in a hit-and-run accident on Interstate 77. The 55-year-old driver of the vehicle that struck them is facing multiple charges such as hit-and-run, reckless driving and malicious wounding. According to state officials, the man was driving a black truck when he ran into seven motorcyclists on the roadway. […]

Car strikes pedestrian and other parked vehicles

Posted on Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at 11:56 am    

A woman from Evansville was arrested after striking a pedestrian and a parked car while talking on her cell phone and driving. The woman was heading down West Virginia Street when she swerved and hit a parked vehicle on the roadway and a pedestrian who was walking on the side of the road. Officials have […]

One woman killed in Boone County car accident

Posted on Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 at 9:01 am    

On elderly woman was killed in a car accident in Boone County on Route 17 in the morning hours of July 12. According to West Virginia authorities, the 83-year-old woman was driving south on Route 17 when she lost control of her vehicle and ran off of the side of the road. The woman was […]

Workplace disasters spotlight unsafe work conditions

Posted on Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 10:56 am    

Workplace tragedies such as the BP oil spill and the West Virginia coal mine explosion have shed light on unsafe working conditions in certain workplace industries. In the U.S. in 2008, 5,214 workers were killed due to hazards in the workplace, according to the Bureau of Labor statistics. Industries such as construction and public safety […]