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Bluefield, Beckley, and Oak Hill, West Virginia 

Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, the cities of Bluefield, Beckley and Oak Hill boast fresh air and outdoor fun - so much so that Bluefield has been called "nature's air conditioned city." So, when not behind the wheel, the residents of these cities can be found enjoying a wide variety of outdoor activities including hiking, camping, biking and hunting. The region came to fame thanks to its prolific deposits of coal, and the coal mining industry remains a significant part of the economy and culture of the area. 

Bluefield is a city in Mercer County. The population was 10,447 at the 2010 census. It is the core city of the Bluefield WV-VA micropolitan area, which has a population of 107,342. Bluefield prides itself on its hospitable climate. Since 1938 the Chamber of Commerce has given free lemonade when the temperature has surpassed 90 °F. The city's motto is "nature's air conditioned city, where the summer spends the winter."

Beckley Beckley is a city in and the county seat of Raleigh County. It was founded on April 4, 1838. Beckley was named in honor of John James Beckley, who was the first Clerk of the House of Representatives and the first Librarian of Congress. Beckley is well known for two major tourist attractions: The Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Tamarack. The Exhibition Coal Mine is a preserved coal mine that offers daily tours and a history lesson on coal mining in Appalachia. Tamarack, a showcase of Appalachian arts and crafts, was built in 1996 at a cost of $10 million and dedicated to former Governor Gaston Caperton.

Oak Hill is a city in Fayette County and is the primary city within the Oak Hill, WV Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 7,730 at the 2010 census. Country singer Hank Williams was discovered to be dead while the car in which he was a passenger was stopped in Oak Hill, and Oak Hill is generally accepted to be his place of death.

Here is information on the most recent accidents in Bluefield, Beckley, and Oak Hill, including:

If you are looking for information on a specific crash that happened in Bluefield, Beckley, or Oak Hill, go to the appropriate link above.

If you know someone who has been injured in a Bluefield, Beckley, or Oak Hill accident, here are links to the major hospitals in the area:

Bluefield Regional Medical Center;

Raleigh General Hospital;

Plateau Medical Center.

Legal information for Bluefield, Beckley, and Oak Hill accident victims

After someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle crash in Bluefield, Beckley, or Oak Hill, many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance?

Where to find legal assistance after a Bluefield, Beckley, or Oak Hill injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a personal injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a wrongful death lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind.  

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