One dead after Marion County ambulance wreck

BARRACKVILLE, W.Va. — One person being transported in a Marion County ambulance was pronounced dead Monday afternoon after that ambulance was involved in a traffic accident along U.S. Route 250 near Barrackville.

Authorities said the emergency vehicle was heading toward Fairmont at about 1:10 p.m. when a Jeep in front of it attempted to turn onto Barrackville Road. The driver of the Jeep did not hear the ambulance coming behind it. The two vehicles collided sending the ambulance through a guardrail. It landed on its top near a culvert.

Marion County 911 said the person being transported in the ambulance did not survive the accident. Four people on the rescue squad were injured.

In a statement released by the Marion County Rescue Squad, officials said four members of the squad were injured, two were taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown and the other two to Fairmont Regional Medical Center.

“MCRS wishes to extend our heartfelt sympathies to all involved, as well as their families. We extend our appreciation to all who assisted at the scene, to include the Barrackville, Farmington and Fairmont Fire Departments, Monongalia EMS, Harrison and Taylor County Emergency Squads, Marion County Homeland Security Director Chris McIntire and HealthNet Aeromedical Services.”

Marion County sheriff’s deputies and State Police are investigating the deadly crash. No charges are pending against the driver of the Jeep.





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