UPDATE: (2:45 p.m Aug. 3, 2022): A woman is facing charges after a two-vehicle crash in South Charleston this morning involving a four-door sedan and a Kanawha County Sheriff’s deputy Ford Explorer cruiser.
According to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office, Rebecca Copley, 38, of Charleston faces charges of “driving revoked, no insurance and failure to yield.”
The sheriff’s office says the crash happened around 8:30 a.m. in the 4400 block of MacCorkle Avenue SW. According to the sheriff’s office, the deputy was driving east on MacCorkle Avenue when it was struck by the sedan which drove onto MacCorkle Avenue from Park Avenue.
Deputies say the vehicle hit the passenger side of the cruiser and caused “significant damage” to both vehicles.
The deputy was taken to a local hospital to be assessed by medical personnel.
SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – Crews are on the scene of a two-vehicle crash in South Charleston involving a Kanawha County Sheriff’s deputy.
Metro 911 dispatchers say the crash happened around 8:32 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022 in the 4400 block of MacCorkle Avenue SW near the Sheetz gas station. The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that a deputy was involved.
MacCorkle Ave. is currently down to one lane of traffic in each direction. One person has been transported from the scene with non-life-threatening injuries.
This is a developing story and we will update you as more details are released.