ALUM CREEK, W.Va. — A deadly early morning accident in Kanawha County tore a car in half on Corridor G.
The collision happened about 1:30 a.m. in Independence Day at the intersection of U.S. Route 119 and Brounland Road and Alum Creek Road south of Charleston. One car struck another broadside and literally cut the second vehicle in half. Three people were ejected according to Kanawha County sheriff’s deputies. One of those victims is dead and four more are hospitalized as a result of injuries suffered in the crash.
Deputies haven’t released the names of those killed in the accident.
The crash shutdown U.S. Route 119 for about six hours until deputies were able to complete the investigation and emergency crews could clear the wreckage from the highway.