HURRICANE – Around 2:49 p.m. today, Hurricane Police responded to an accident in the intersection of 5300 West/state Route 318 and state Route-9 in Hurricane.
Officers arrived, conducted traffic control and an investigation was done, Hurricane Police Sgt. Brandon Buell said.
A preliminary investigation indicates that a Blue Ford F250 truck, driven by a man, 50s, was traveling eastbound on State Street – state Route 9 – approaching the intersection on a green light.
A Gold passenger car, driven by a man, 20s, was in the left-hand turn lane facing westbound. The Gold passenger car made a left hand turn in front of the truck, failing to yield right of way.
There were reports of minor injuries, but no one was transported by ambulance. Both vehicles had extensive damage and had to be towed.
The driver of the Gold passenger car was cited for failure to yield right of way.
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