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 […]

Child undergoes 12 surgeries after dog attack

Posted on Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 8:34 am    

A 4-year-old boy underwent 12 surgeries after a serious dog attack in West Virginia. Each month, the West Virgina University Children’s Hospital nominates a child to be the Hero of the Month and this month the 4-year-old boy was honored after fighting through the dog attack. The child was in the hospital for six weeks […]

West Virginia truck drivers honored for safety

Posted on Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 at 11:14 am    

More than 50 professional truck drivers, who represented more than a dozen trucking companies in West Virginia, participated in an event on June 12 to show off their skills and and to be honored for their safety performances. During the event, drivers were recognized for driving with an excellence in safety. A driver from Yellow […]

Flavor of Kroger ice cream recalled for nut allergy

Posted on Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 at 11:25 am    

A flavor of Kroger brand ice cream has been recalled because it contained tree nuts that were not listed on the package. Officials say that people with the nut allergy can suffer potentially life threatening injury. The brand is Kroger Deluxe Chocolate Paradise Ice Cream and it is only harmful to people who suffer from […]

Two injured in accident on Turnpike

Posted on Tuesday, June 8th, 2010 at 10:24 am    

Two people were injured in car accident after they ran into an arrow board on the West Virginia Turnpike. The two people were heading north on the Turnpike in a Dodge Intrepid when they struck a lighted arrow board that was sitting on the side of the roadway near the 88-mile marker. The board was […]

Women killed in hit-and-run truck accident

Posted on Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 10:59 am    

Police are looking for the driver who caused an accident and then left the scene. The woman was on her way to work when a tractor-trailer or flatbed truck crashed into her car on Route 119. West Virginia officials said the the driver of the truck never stopped because there is no evidence that there […]

Miners safety hotline launched in West Virginia

Posted on Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 8:12 am    

The governor of West Virginia has ordered the creation of a Mine and Industrial Accident Safety Hotline that will be handled by the Emergency Management call center and the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security. The hotline/tipline was created to encourage workers to report safety issues and problems and give the worker an option to […]

Two-vehicle crash leaves two dead

Posted on Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 11:54 am    

Two people are believed dead following a two-vehicle reckless-driving related crash on Interstate 79 today around 11:30 a.m. A white Buick sedan was headed northbound in a southbound lane near the Star City exit on the highway when it smashed into a red Kia Sorento, said Monongalia County Sheriff’s deputies. As of now, the condition […]