Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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June 30, 2014

UPDATE: No injuries in accident involving tractor trailer, vehicle in Tazewell County

CLAYPOOL HILL, Va. — No injuries were reported Monday morning following a crash involving a vehicle and tractor trailer in Tazewell County.

The accident was reported at 10 a.m. on Route 609, just a tenth of a mile off of U.S. Route 19  near the Claypool Hill community, according to Trooper F.R. Farthing of the Virginia State Police.

Farthing said a tractor trailer that pulled out of Kents Ridge Road failed to yield the right of way to an incoming vehicle. Both vehicles were moving at a slow speed at the time of the accident. No injuries were reported.

Farthing said the operator of the tractor trailer was cited for a failure to yield the right of way.

Crews with the Richlands Fire and Rescue and the Virginia State Police responded to the crash.

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