4 car accident stops traffic on Robert C. Byrd Drive


Crews responded to the scene of a four car accident in front of the Macarthur Walmart on Robert C. Byrd Drive on Wednesday, August 2. Emergency dispatchers said the crash was reported around 5:15 p.m. The southbound lane remained closed as of 5:45 p.m. 

Several area fire departments responded, including Mabscott, Sophia City and Sophia Area. The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department, Beckley Police and Jan Care were on scene as well. There are reports of injuries, but according to dispatchers, no one had been transported to a hospital. There is no word yet on what caused the accident. 

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