POMEROY — A three-vehicle accident closed a portion of Ohio 7 on Wednesday morning near Meigs High School.
According to Trooper Chad Clingenpeel of the Gallia-Meigs Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, three people were transported from the scene.
A vehicle, possibly a Ford Fusion, driven by Justin Glispie, 25, of Oak Hill was turning from Ohio 7 northbound onto the ramp of U.S. 33 westbound when his vehicle was struck on the passenger side.
Glispie was transported to Cabell Huntington Hospital according to Clingenpeel.
A Toyota Corolla traveling westbound on U.S. 33/southbound on Ohio 7 struck the vehicle first, then Glispie’s vehicle was struck by a truck also traveling westbound/southbound on U.S. 33 and Ohio 7.
The two occupants of the Toyota, Nathan Wyer, 34, of Palestine, W.Va., and Eric Bolard, 36, of Elizabeth, W.Va., were transported to O’Blessnes.
The driver of the truck, Gary Jasielum, 58, of Cambridge, was not transported from the scene.
Responding to the call were the Pomeroy Fire Department and Emergency Squad, Meigs County EMS, Rutland EMS, Syracuse EMS, Meigs County Sheriff’s Office, Pomeroy Police Department, Middleport Police Department, Rutland Police Department and the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
An investigation into the accident continues.