UPDATE (Jan. 3, 11:51 a.m.): The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on the person hit by a car near the Chelyan Bridge early Tuesday morning.

Lt. Ana Pile says a woman was riding a bicycle in the westbound lane near the bridge and swerved in front of an SUV also traveling westbound.

The woman on the bicycle suffered a serious head injury and is in critical condition, according to Lt. Pile.

There are no pending charges for those involved, Lt. Pile says.


KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — One person was taken to the hospital after being hit by a car while riding a bicycle in Kanawha County early Tuesday morning.

Metro 911 dispatchers confirm the person was hit while riding a bike on East Dupont Avenue near the Belle side of the Chelyan Bridge around 1:13 a.m.

They were taken to a local hospital in an unknown condition.

The driver of the vehicle that hit the person stayed on the scene of the incident.

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is leading the investigation. Stay with 13 News for updates on this story.