Louisville, KY (March 10, 2021) – A motor vehicle collision reported in the Louisville area claimed the lives of two victims. At approximately 9 p.m., on March 9, officers with the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) responded to the scene of a crash on Dixie Highway.
Reports from LMDP Officers show that a male driver was traveling north in the 12300 block of Dixie Highway in a passenger vehicle. For unknown reasons, the man’s vehicle collided with a truck head-on near West Orell Road.
The driver of the truck sustained injuries in the accident and was rendered aid by responding paramedics. The driver of the passenger vehicle and his passenger were both fatally injured. The two victims were pronounced deceased at the scene.
At this time, the Louisville Metro Police Department’s Traffic Unit is investigating to determine the cause of the crash.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the two victims who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Louisville, Kentucky
Motor vehicle accidents claim the lives of more than 700 people across Kentucky each year. Although we are constantly enacting laws to protect motorists traveling throughout the state, we continue to see victims injured at an increasing rate. These incidents continue to increase in frequency and severity, leaving families throughout Jefferson County and the state of Kentucky to deal with the overwhelming consequences. Quite often, bereaved families are left to endure the mental, emotional, and financial impacts that are both immediate and long-term. When careless, distracted, and reckless drivers enter our roadways, they place other motorists at risk.
When victims lose their lives in auto accidents, due to the negligence of other drivers, their families should reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Kentucky as soon as possible. Families may have legal options available to help them obtain compensation to alleviate the financial burdens they face related to funeral costs, medical expenses, and more. Although no amount of compensation can ever take away the pain and suffering you are forced to endure, it can help to reduce some of the stress you face moving forward.
Kentucky car accident attorney Aaron Whaley is committed to helping clients who are impacted by fatal collisions protect their legal rights and best interests. Attorney Whaley is dedicated to advocating for families to ensure they get justice from those who cause them harm. It is important that families are able to obtain compensation to cover the costs of funeral arrangements, lost wages, and other damages they face after losing a loved one in a tragic collision. Attorney Whaley is dedicated to helping families move forward in the best way imaginable, given the unfortunate situation at hand. If your loved one lost their life in an accident due to the negligence of another motorist, contact our Kentucky personal injury law firm at (502) 583-4022 to see how we can help you protect your legal rights.
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Disclaimer: As esteemed members of the local community, we at The Whaley Law Firm are always striving to improve safety for all Kentucky drivers who live and work in our beautiful state. We are, of course, always extremely saddened by these tragic accidents that happen on a daily basis but we do hope that by bringing awareness to the dangers that are lurking at every turn, other members of our community will take the necessary precautions to avoid these crashes. This is not intended to be a solicitation for business. Please do not misconstrue any of this information as legal or medical advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.