Four EHS students injured after crashing teacher’s vehicle

ELKINS – Four Elkins High School students were injured in a wreck that totaled an EHS teacher’s car Thursday, officials said.

Two adults and two juveniles were transported to Davis Medical Center Thursday following the one-vehicle automobile accident, officials said.

West Virginia State Police Trooper First Class J.R. Wince said speed and road conditions were to blame for the accident, which happened near Arnold Hill Road at approximately 1:30 p.m.

Police had released no names of those involved by presstime.

Wince said the vehicle, a Buick, was totaled in the crash.

Superintendent of Randolph County Schools Terry George said the occupants were four students from Elkins High School. The vehicle belonged to an Elkins High School teacher, George said.

George declined to release any names of those involved, or to explain how the wreck occurred.

“We are thankful there were no major injuries in the accident,” George said. “The details surrounding the incident are still under investigation.”

Wince said emergency personnel assisting at the scene included members of the Randolph County EMS, the Elkins Fire Department and the West Virginia State Police.