Kanawha County Deputy Sheriff Crashes, Cruiser Catches Fire

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Crash Accident

According to dispatchers with Metro 911, a Kanawha County Deputy Sheriff was in an accident.

The accident happened at around 11:15 p.m. Saturday night in the 700 Block of South Park Road.

Dispatchers tell 13 News that the deputy was responding to a call when he lost control and hit a utility pole.

The deputies cruiser caught on fire, but he was able to exit the car.

Charleston Fire Department and Medics responded to the scene.

The road is currently closed and medics are treating the deputy, but there has been no word on the extent of his injuries.

We will update with the latest information as it becomes available.

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