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Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Being Hit by Vehicle on National Road in Fulton

The Wheeling Police Department continues to investigate an early Monday accident in the 400 block of National Road in the Fulton section of the city, where a man was struck by a vehicle.

According to Wheeling Police Public Information Officer Philip Stahl, based on the initial investigation, around 6:15 a.m. Monday, the man was crossing the street in the 400 block of National Road and was struck in the westbound lanes by a van. The victim was transported to WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital where he remained in critical condition, according to police reports. The driver of the van was uninjured.

“Based on the initial investigation, it appears the person was attempting to cross the street in the 400 block,” Stahl said.

He said the incident happened while it was raining and dark outside. He said Wheeling Fire Department was on the scene and transported the victim to the hospital.

No charges have been filed, according to Stahl, and the crash remains under investigation. The Ohio County Sheriff’s Department assisted the Wheeling Police Department with the accident reconstruction.

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