Five hurt and one arrested in accident on Mason County fairground

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Five people are recovering after they were struck by a vehicle Friday evening near the Mason County fairgrounds.

According to Mason County Sheriff Corey Miller, The incident happened around 6 p.m. Friday on the Fair Ground Road just a few hundred feed from the fair entrance.

Deputies arrested an adult male at the scene, but the nature of the charges against him were not revealed.

Four of the victims were transported to nearby Pleasant Valley Hospital for their injuries. A fifth victim, a teenager, was flown to Cabell-Huntington Hospital by HealthNet.

Sheriff Miller said a criminal investigation is underway into the incident which also resulted in several parked cars being damaged.

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