7/21/2014 11:30 AM
by Rebecca Turco
NICHOLAS COUNTY - Six people were injured in a multi-vehicle collision in Nicholas County.
The accidentl happened around 7:45
a.m. Monday on Route 39 East at the Peters Creek intersection, according to
officials with the Sheriff’s Department. A Volkswagon Passat reportedly lost
control and struck a tractor trailer, then collided head-on with a van carrying
four inmates from Mount Olive Prison.
An inmate was flown to Charleston for
medical treatment, the driver of the Volkswagon was taken to a Charleston
hospital and the van's driver as well as three inmates were transported to
Summersville Regional Medical Center, according to officials.
The incident remains under
investigation by the Sheriff’s Department.