1 Injured in Semi-Truck Accident on Gallipolis Ferry, WV on Route 2
Mason County, WV March 11, 2020, A semi-truck accident injured the driver on Wednesday in Gallipolis Ferry, West Virginia.
The accident happened in front of Beale Elementary School on Route 2. According to officials on the scene, a semi-truck driver allegedly passed out before the truck struck a fence and a power pole as it jackknifed in a ditch. "We don't know if it was a medical issue," said Jim Blake with the Point Pleasant Fire Department.
The driver, unidentified at this time, sustained minor injuries in the accident. Route 2 remained shut for hours as investigation and electric crews worked on scene. It is reported that over 800 customers lost power due to the crash. At this time, additional details surrounding the accident are unclear. The crash remains under investigation.