Six transported to hospitals after crash on Camden Avenue

Photo by Michael Erb Emergency crews had to free several people trapped in vehicles Thursday after a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Camden Avenue and Elder Street.

PARKERSBURG — A two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Camden Avenue and Elder Street Thursday afternoon sent six people to Camden Clark Medical Center, said Lt. S.L. Bunner of the Parkersburg Police Department.

“Two of the six were later life flighted to another hospital, although I am not sure to which hospital,” Bunner said.

A Cadillac was traveling toward Route 95 from Elder Street when the other vehicle, a green car, struck the Cadillac, Bunner said. The make and model of the green car were unavailable

The names of those involved in the crash were unavailable.

Bunner said several people had to be removed from the vehicles and the southbound lane of Camden Avenue was closed while crews cleared the scene.

Photo by Michael Erb A two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Camden Avenue and Elder Street Thursday afternoon sent multiple people to the hospital and shut down the southbound lane of Camden.

The crash occurred at about 3 p.m. and the lane was not reopened until 5:04 p.m.

Photo by Michael Erb Firefighters begin clearing the wreckage of one of two vehicles involved in a collision on Camden Avenue Thursday.

Photo by Michael Erb A two-vehicle crash on Camden Avenue Thursday sent several people to the hospital, several of whom had to be removed from their vehicles by emergency responders.

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