UPDATE (5:31 p.m. on May 10, 2022): Metro 911 says both lanes of Martins Branch Road are reopened after the roadway was closed for several hours following a tractor-trailer crash plus a collision involving a deputy cruiser and Jeep.


UPDATE (12:01 p.m. on May 10, 2022): More details are emerging after a driver accidentally hit a Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office cruiser near Sissonville on Tuesday.

Metro 911 reports two Sheriff’s Deputies were investigating a previous crash involving a tractor-trailer rollover on Martins Branch Road.

Dispatch says one deputy was inside his vehicle with emergency lights on when an SUV passed stopped vehicles and accidentally hit the driver’s side front door of the cruiser. The deputy was not injured, according to Metro.

Metro says the driver of the SUV was transported for medical treatment but did not appear to be injured from the crash. 

Dispatch reports the accident is believed to be due to a medical issue. No charges are filled at this time, according to Metro.


SISSONVILLE, WV (WOWK) — According to Metro 911, a person driving a Jeep accidentally struck a Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office cruiser on Martins Branch Road near Bailey Drive outside Sissonville.

Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office and other responders were already on the scene cleaning up wreckage from a tractor-trailer crash on Martins Branch Road that occurred Tuesday around 9:15 a.m.

Kanawha dispatch reports no injuries at this time.

Martins Branch Road is blocked on both sides near Bailey Drive, according to Metro. The road will be closed for several hours.

A Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputy is responding to the incident involving the jeep and cruiser, dispatch says.