Jmu Accident, Jmu Accident Update

3 JMU students killed in tragic West Virginia car crash

Jmu Accident

The institution stated on Friday, February 3 that three James Madison University (JMU) students died in a horrific West Virginia vehicle accident on Thursday night and that two more were taken to the hospital in critical condition.

The northbound car went off the road and into a tree, resulting in a single-vehicle accident on Route 259 close to the West Virginia/Virginia border. According to the Hardy County Sheriff’s Office, out of the five kids, three reportedly passed away at the site while the driver and another passenger were airlifted to the hospital in severe condition. The five students were all males, 19 years old.

According to JMU, as of Friday, the hospital was still treating the patients who were transferred there with injuries that may have been fatal.

Jmu Accident Update

“The university is currently working to corroborate information with local authorities and the students’ families,” JMU wrote in a letter from Tim Miller, vice president for student affairs, to the university. “The families of the students have been informed about the accident, and the university is striving to provide additional assistance.”

According to the Hardy County Sheriff’s Office, the road was dry and the night sky was clear at the time of the collision.

According to a report from the sheriff’s office, “there were no indicators of skid or yaw marks found on the roadway surface indicating any form of evasive efforts and no indications of an animal being struck.”

According to the institution, information will be released when updates become available.

The institution stated that “it is incredibly difficult to digest and understand unexplained situations such as these.” We are here to support you, so please know that. We urge that you all rely on one another.

The teens had attended a club, according to the sheriff’s office, although it was unclear whether alcohol played a role in the collision.

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