Wheeling Police Investigate DUI Crash

WHEELING — One person was severely injured in an early morning crash Sunday along National Road in the Fulton area of the city.

At about 2:06 a.m. Sunday, police were dispatched to the 300 block of National Road for a single vehicle crash involving two people. The driver of the vehicle, while traveling east, crashed into a parked van along the roadway.

When police and fire department paramedics arrived, the passenger was unresponsive and severely injured. Both the driver and passenger were taken to nearby Wheeling Hospital for medical treatment. During a search of the vehicle, officers discovered what appear to be illegal narcotics.

Police arrested the driver, Allison Michelle Coen, 23 of Wheeling. She will be charged with DUI causing injury. The investigation remained active as of Sunday evening.


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