Pedestrians struck by vehicles in two incidents in Elkins

ELKINS — Emergency officials have responded to a pair of calls within a 24-hour span concerning pedestrians being struck by vehicles in the Elkins area.

The first was at approximately 9 p.m. Monday night, when a report came in from a passing motorist who spotted a person lying in a travel lane of the Beverly Five-Lane, near the Glenmore Loop Road.

The Elkins Police Department and emergency crews were summoned to the scene and an individual was then transported to the Davis Medical Center, officials said.

The incident is under investigation by the EPD.

On Tuesday afternoon at approximately 2:20 p.m., emergency crews were called to another pedestrian versus vehicle incident.

This accident happened on Harrison Avenue next to the intersection of Robert E. Lee Avenue beside the old Four Seasons Motel.

The Elkins Police Department, Elkins Fire Department, Randolph County Emergency Squad responded to the scene.

No further information was available at press time.


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