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. The man then hitch hiked to a truck stop where police found him and arrested him, they found his truck a few hours later.

The man hit a large pole and a tree after hitting the motorcyclists. All of the injured people are in the hospital, but there current state is unknown.

Reckless driving accidents can cause serious injury to all people involved, our thoughts are with the victims and their friends and family.