3 taken to the hospital after accident in Summersville

Local - 2/7/2014 1:40 PM by Nadine Grimley
SUMMERSVILLE - Three people were taken to the hospital Friday morning following an accident that involved three cars in Nicholas County. 

Dispatchers said the crash happened at around 11:30 a.m. on Route 19 in Summersville.  Police Chief Jay Nowak said that according to the preliminary investigation, two of the vehicles slowed down for the red light when a third tried to go in between them.  The victims were taken to Summersville Regional Medical Center.

"It's my understanding that everyone was conscious," said Nowak, "the individual out of the Ford had to be extricated by the fire department."

The accident's cause remained under investigation.

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