UPDATE (June 16, 2022, at 10:37 p.m.): Metro reports that Coal River Road in West Side St. Albans was reopened around 8:30 p.m. after a three-vehicle crash occurred around 5:30 p.m.


UPDATE (June 16, 2022, at 7:15 p.m.): Two people are injured after a three-vehicle accident on Coal River Road in West Side St. Albans, according to officials on the scene.

Emergency crews cleaning up the scene of a three-vehicle crash on Coal River Road. (WOWK 13 News photo/Michael Magee)

Emergency responders say a Kia stopped to turn, and a Ford F-150 did not see the vehicle, swerved, and hit a Chevy Malibu.

Two people were taken for medical treatment, officials say.

Officials also say the road should be reopened soon.


UPDATE (June 16, 2022, at 6:03 p.m.): Metro 911 reports two vehicles are on fire after a crash at the intersection of Coal River Road and Strawberry Road in West Side St. Albans.

No one was trapped in the vehicles, but emergency responders advised Metro that at least one patient was transferred for medical treatment.

This is a developing story. A 13 News photographer is headed to the scene.


WEST SIDE ST. ALBANS, WV (WOWK) — Metro 911 reports there was a crash at the intersection of Strawberry Road and Coal River Road involving one vehicle over a hillside and one on fire.

Dispatch says there were calls reporting injuries, but medics have not confirmed this yet.

Metro says responders include Kanawha County EMS, Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office and West Side Volunteer Fire Department.

Coal River Road is currently shut down with the vehicle on fire in the middle of the road.

This is a developing story. Stay with 13 News for updates.