Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

December 6, 2012

1 airlifted following single-vehicle crash in Tazewell County


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — One person was airlifted late Wednesday to a Bristol hospital following a single-vehicle crash in Tazewell County.

A pick-up truck flipped into a ditch in the Gratton community around 7 p.m. One person had to be extricated from the vehicle by crews with the Tazewell County Fire and Rescue  Squad and the Clearfork Volunteer Fire Department, according to the Tazewell County 911 Communications Center.

The subject was airlifted from Mount Olive Church on Burkes Garden Road to Bristol Regional Medical Center. The individual’s condition wasn’t immediately known Thursday.

The Virginia State Police and Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office both responded to the crash.