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4 hurt in multi-vehicle crash on Route 460 in Mercer County

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Two adults and two children are injured in a multi-vehicle crash on Route 460 in Mercer County. Two adults and two children are injured in a multi-vehicle crash on Route 460 in Mercer County.
photo courtesy: Matt Irvin photo courtesy: Matt Irvin
photo courtesy: Matt Irvin photo courtesy: Matt Irvin

 MERCER COUNTY (WVVA) Two adults and two children are injured in a multi-vehicle crash on Route 460 in Mercer County. 

The crash happened around 1:15 p.m. on Friday near the Mercer County/ Giles County line. According to police, the driver of a pickup truck lost his load forcing the driver of a box truck to slam on his breaks. Then a red Dodge Ram ran into the back of a box truck and was side-swiped by an 18-wheeler. 

A man, woman, and two children traveling in the Dodge pick-up were injured. The woman was flown-out by a medical helicopter. The man and two children were taken by ambulance to Princeton Community Hospital. 

Police say the driver of the truck who lost his load is being charged with failure to secure the load. 

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