A GMC Envoy collided with a parked Ford F-150 on Court Street Tuesday morning in downtown Washington Court House.
At approximately 11:30 a.m., the Washington Court House Police Department responded to a traffic accident in the 300 block of Court Street.
“The driver of the silver GMC was traveling eastbound on Court Street and lost control, hit a parked F-150, drove it one parking spot forward, and drove over the street sign and ended on the curb,” said WPD Sgt. Matt Pfeifer.
Pfeifer said police were still working to investigate the cause of the accident and said they were not certain if the driver of the GMC was intoxicated or suffering from a medical condition.
The driver was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, said Pfeifer.
Fayette County EMS responded to the accident and transported the driver to the emergency room for further treatment. Pfeifer said the driver was complaining of having chest pain.
“She was a little lethargic. She could have hit her head, she could have been intoxicated, we don’t know at this point,” said Pfeifer. “Witnesses said she had been weaving. It’s unknown if there’s a medical issue.”
The driver of the Ford F-150 was not inside the truck at the time it was struck. The driver of the Ford F-150 had parked along the street in a parking space and was inside the Nationwide Insurance office as the accident occurred.
The Washington Court House Fire Department, Fayette County EMS, Hixon Towing and Moore Towing responded to the incident.
“We checked the vehicles to make sure everything was safe there and assure nobody was entrapped,” said Washington Fire Department Chief Tom Youtz. “There were fluids leaking from the one vehicle (GMC) and we put oil dry down on those to keep that from going anywhere into the sewers, and to help sop it up.”
Both vehicles sustained heavy damage and were towed from the scene. Names of both drivers have not been released.
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