UPDATE: July 15, 2022 – 10:51 p.m.
7News reporter Taylor Long has new information from Follansbee on the mass injury incident that happened Friday night.
She spoke with Brooke County Sheriff’s Sergeant Nile Cline who said this was an ATV and side-by-side accident. Cline said one vehicle was rolled and another crushed.
Four people were transported by helicopter to what officials believe are Pittsburgh-area hospitals.
Cline called this incident a mass injury, which means there were more patients than resources allowed.
Officials are not releasing any victims’ names at this time.
Helicopters responding included STAT Medevac Life Flight and Health Net.
On the scene of the crash were the Brooke County Sheriff’s Department, Follansbee Police, Hooverson Heights Fire Department, Brooke County Ambulance, and Ambulance Mutual Aid Steubenville Transport Company. On scene for the helicopters was the Follansbee Fire Department.
The Brooke County Sheriff’s Department is investigating.
FOLLANSBEE, W.Va. (WTRF) — 7News has confirmed that there is a mass injury incident in Follansbee.
This incident is by Eldersville Road just off Allegheny Street on Hooverson Heights in Follansbee.
Three people are on their way to a Pittsburgh-area hospital.
According to dispatch, there are four helicopters en route to the scene.
Details are limited at this time.
Stay with 7News for updates to this developing story.