UPDATE: Driver in Rt. 68 rollover crash tells deputies her vehicle hydroplaned

By  | 
View Map

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - UPDATE: 08/11/2017 11:15 A.M.

The driver of a car that flipped onto its top on Route 68 south of Lubeck Thursday afternoon says the crash happened after her vehicle hydroplaned.

The Wood County Sheriff's Office says Susan Hoffman, 55, of Parkersburg, told deputies that she lost control of her Toyota Highlander on the wet road while driving north about 1 p.m.

Deputies say she went off the left side of the road and into the ditch. Her vehicle then flipped onto its top near the berm of the southbound lane.

Hoffman was trapped inside the vehicle and had to be removed by first responders from the Lubeck Volunteer Fire Department. She was taken by ambulance to Camden Clark Medical Center, where deputies say she was treated for cuts and other minor injuries.

The highway was blocked for about 45 minutes while emergency crews responded to the crash.

ORIGINAL STORY: 08/10/2017

]Traffic was temporarily stopped on part of Harris Highway/WV-68 in Parkersburg, as firefighters removed a woman trapped in her vehicle after a rollover crash.

According to first-responders on-scene, the 1-vehicle rollover crash happened just after 1:00 P.M. Thursday, on the 5600 block of Harris Highway/WV-68, in the Lubeck community of Parkersburg.

Firefighters on-scene say the only occupant of the vehicle was a woman who was trapped inside and had to be removed by firefighters.

The Lubeck Volunteer Fire Department, Wood County Sheriff's Office and Camden Clark Ambulance Service all responded to the crash.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station. powered by Disqus