ST. ALBANS, WV (WOWK) – A pedestrian was hospitalized early Wednesday morning after being struck by a vehicle on MacCorkle Avenue in St. Albans, WV.
It happened in the 300 block of MacCorkle Ave at the foot of the Nitro-Saint Albans bridge. Metro 911 dispatchers confirm the person was hit around 3:30 a.m. and was taken to a local hospital with unknown injuries.
Dakota Richards, a witness, tells 13 News the man on the bicycle was awake and aware as he was taken to the hospital. He tells us exactly what he saw,
MacCorkle Ave is closed right now as police investigate. “He (the driver) went through the light and at that point in time, they both connected. The bike flew towards Crawford Field and the person flew more towards Taco Bell. And he went up in the air and landed face.”
The driver stayed on scene and cooperated with police. No word on if there will be any charges.