PARKERSBURG - A single-vehicle accident at about 4:30 p.m. Friday left a vehicle upside down in a ditch in Wood County.
The 17-year-old driver, who was not identified, was eastbound on Old St. Marys Pike attempting to pass on a double yellow line into oncoming traffic when the accident occurred, according to Sgt. Robert Sims with the Wood County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies said the juvenile lost control of the vehicle after swerving from oncoming traffic.
Photo by Mandi Cardosi
A single-vehicle accident left this vehicle upside down in a ditch Friday afternoon in Wood County.
The driver lost control of the vehicle, overcorrected, and drove off the roadway, officials said. The vehicle rolled over after striking the ditch on the left side of the roadway.
The accident investigation is ongoing and citations have not been issued, deputies said.