5/16/2014 5:30 PM
by Mike Bundt
A serious car accident on Friday afternoon has sent five people to the hospital.
Deputies from the Raleigh County Sheriff's Department say the accident happened around 1pm when two cars collided on Robert C Byrd Drive near Prosperity dip. Both vehicles flipped as a result and landed on the side of the road. Police say a third car may have been involved. The five people in both vehicles have been sent to local hospitals for evaluation. Their conditions are unknown at this time. The sheriff's department is handling the investigation.