Louisville, KY (December 17, 2020) – A crash reported in Henry County claimed one woman’s life. At approximately 4:30 p.m., on December 13, emergency crews assisted the Kentucky State Police at the site of a crash on US Route 421 (Highway 421).
Reports from the police show that a vehicle was turning left from the Interstate 71 south exit ramp onto Highway 421 when it collided with a second vehicle.
One of the drivers, a 70-year-old woman, was fatally injured in the accident. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. One passenger was transported to the University of Louisville Hospital by the Henry County EMS for the treatment of undisclosed injuries.
At this time, the state police in Kentucky are investigating to determine the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the woman who lost her life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Kentucky
Motor vehicle accidents continue to have an overwhelming impact on families throughout our state. Each year, hundreds of people are fatally injured in traffic-related accidents throughout the state of Kentucky. More than 100 people lose their lives in collisions at intersections as a result of drivers running stop signs and red lights. When people lose their lives due to these unfortunate circumstances, their families may have legal options available. Surviving relatives should reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Kentucky as soon as possible.
Working with a knowledgeable and compassionate legal team will ensure that your family is able to hold those at-fault accountable for their actions and get the justice you deserve for your loved one. Although we understand that no amount of compensation could ever make our clients whole again after experiencing a sudden and unexpected loss, having the resources available to cover the financial burdens moving forward can help alleviate some of the stress families endure. 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.
Kentucky personal injury attorney Aaron Whaley strives to help grieving families who are impacted by fatal collisions to ensure their legal rights are protected after experiencing an unexpected loss. 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, contact our Kentucky personal injury law firm at (502) 583-4022 to see how the Whaley Law Firm 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.