BUCKHANNON — On Thursday, November 17, a two-vehicle accident sent one person to the hospital. The accident occurred in the intersection of Clarksburg Road and Liggett Addition.
Patrolman Angel McCauley, of the Buckhannon Police Department (BPD), shared the accident involved a white Chevy Sonic and a silver Dodge pick-up truck. The investigation determined that the Sonic’s brakes failed and did not allow the driver enough time to avoid the accident, leading to the collision with the Dodge.
The BPD, Buckhannon Fire Department and Upshur County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) were on the scene. Patrolman McCauley confirmed that a passenger of the Dodge was transported by Upshur County EMS to the hospital with unknown injuries.