Car Accident Leaves One Injuried


RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- A car accident has been reported this morning in Ghent.

Dispatch received the call at 7:28 this morning of a car that had slipped and crashed. The accident occurred on I-77 Southbound near the 29 area by the toll. Ghent EMS, Ghent Fire Department and the Turnpike Police were all on scene. The driver was transported to the hospital.

The scene of the accident has been cleared.

Yazmin Rodriguez

Yazmin Rodriguez is currently the morning and noon anchor for WOAY. She was born in Newark, New Jersey then later headed down to the Jersey shore where she received her bachelor's degree in television and radio from Monmouth University. At Monmouth, she was actively involved in the student-run television studio, HawkTv. There she anchored, reported, produced and directed. After graduation, she headed to Sacred Heart University in Connecticut where she received her masters in broadcast journalism and digital media while interning at a radio station. Yazmin has always had an admiration for storytelling and idolized news anchors growing up especially WABC anchor Sade Baderinwa. She always had a love of public speaking and writing and knew journalism was the right career for her the moment she stepped into her college television station. She’s beyond thankful WOAY gave her this opportunity to live out her dream career. She loves working out, cooking, going on long drives and watching movies, especially A Star is Born.