Five vehicles crash on and near the Market Street Bridge in Brooke County

Brooke County

BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF) — A multi-vehicle crash in Brooke County sent three people to the hospital Saturday afternoon.

Around 12:50 PM, the Brooke County Sheriff’s Department responded to a three-car pile-up on the Market Street Bridge, where then Sheriff Richard Beatty says a fourth car tried to go around the wrecked vehicles on the bridge, running a red light, and was then struck by a car traveling southbound on Route 2 (near the bridge).

Route 2 southbound was at a standstill, but the area has since been cleaned up.

There’s no word on the severity of the injuries of those who were transported to the hospital.

The accident is under investigation.

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Brooke County EMS and the Brooke County Sheriff’s Department were on scene.

Stay with 7News and WTRF.com for details on this developing story.

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