Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

February 20, 2013

Three injured following collision between tractor trailer and a van near Princeton

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

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Three people were transported to the hospital following a collision between a tractor trailer and a van at the intersection of U.S. Route 460 and Exit 9.

Trooper J.M. Ellison with the West Virginia State Police Princeton detachment said the accident occurred at approximately 11:10 a.m. when a Chevrolet Venture van struck a tractor trailer.

“The tractor trailer was turning left on Route 460 from the I-77 exit,” Ellison said. “The van was driving in the westbound lane and struck the tractor trailer. The driver of the van was given a warning citation.”

Two of the three occupants of the van and the driver of the tractor trailer were all transported to Princeton Community Hospital with minor injuries.