UPDATE: One person taken to hospital after being struck by vehicle in Raleigh County


UPDATE: SHADY SPRING, WV (WOAY) – WOAY is told that the person is being taken by an ambulance and not airlifted, due to no flights available.

Stay with WOAY NewsWatch for further updates.


SHADY SPRING, WV (WOAY) – One person is being airlifted after being struck by a car in Shady Spring.

Officials tell WOAY that at around 9:45 pm a call came in of a pedestrian being struck on Briarwood Drive near Shady Spring High School.  The persons’ age and the condition is unknown at this time.

Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department, Ghent Fire, Beaver Fire, Jan-Care Ambulance, Best Ambulance, and Ghent Ambulance responded to the scene.

The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident.

Stay with WOAY NewsWatch for further updates.

Tyler Barker

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