Cumberland County, KY (March 24, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Cumberland County left two people injured, according to local authorities. On March 22, emergency crews were called to provide assistance at the scene of a traffic-related incident on Highway 704.
Reports provided by local authorities show that a 30-year-old male from the Columbia area was driving a 2002 Toyota Tundra west on Highway 704 when his vehicle collided head-on with a 2013 Chevrolet Impala, which was driven by a 42-year-old female from Burkesville.
The driver of the Toyota was treated for injuries at the scene by responding paramedics. However, he did not require hospitalization. The driver of the Chevrolet sustained severe injuries in the accident. She was airlifted to Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville for the treatment of critical injuries. At this time, the collision remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Kentucky
Being injured in an auto accident at any time can be overwhelming. The mental and physical impacts of major collisions are unimaginable and can have an overwhelming impact on a person’s health and wellbeing. Thousands of people involved in motor vehicle accidents are left with debilitating injuries. In many instances, victims sustain broken bones, brain injuries, and spinal cord damage that can result in the need for extensive medical treatment. Even though there are numerous advancements made in the healthcare industry, there is no guarantee that treatment options will completely cure victims of their injuries. In fact, thousands of victims of vehicle accidents are left with permanent disabilities.
Roughly 80% of all accidents are caused by the reckless actions of motorists. When drivers are distracted, impaired, or driving recklessly, or disregard traffic control devices, it drastically increases the chances of accidents taking place. When victims are injured in accidents due to the negligence of other drivers, it is crucial that they seek legal guidance by calling a car accident attorney in Kentucky as soon as possible. Victims may be able to obtain compensation to help cover the costs of medical treatment, alleviate the impacts of lost wages, and to cover a variety of economic and non-economic damages they face after being injured.
Working with a trusted legal team in the Louisville area will help you protect your legal rights after being harmed in a crash caused by the actions of another motorist. Kentucky personal injury attorney Aaron Whaley at The Whaley Law Firm understands the challenges accident victims face as they move forward with their recoveries. For this reason, our firm provides aggressive and effective legal representation to victims so they can get the justice and compensation they deserve. While working with us, victims can rest assured knowing their legal rights are protected as they focus on recovering. Contact the Whaley Law Firm today by calling (502) 583-4022. Schedule a free no-obligation consultation at our personal injury law firm in Kentucky to discuss legal options available for you.
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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.