Louisville, KY (April 29, 2020) – A collision reported early, last Monday claimed one victim’s life.
At around 2:30 a.m., on April 26, the Louisville Metro Police Department responded to the scene of an auto collision on South Preston Street.
Investigations determined that a Ford SUV was traveling south along Preston Street when it collided with an ambulance at the intersection with E Broadway. The collision caused both vehicles to overturn.
The three EMS workers in the ambulance were transported to the University of Louisville Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the Ford sustained fatal injuries and was declared deceased at the scene.
The LMPD is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Our thoughts are with the three EMS workers injured in this collision.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the victim who lost their life.
Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents in Kentucky
Tragic auto accidents throughout Kentucky claim the lives of more than 700 people each year. Fatal collisions are often unexpected, yet the consequences are lasting. Families impacted by these incidents are not only left with overwhelming mental and emotional pain and suffering, but they are often forced to spend thousands of dollars on funeral services, medical expenses, and other financial burdens. When victims lose their lives in collisions, as a result of other drivers’ negligence, their families should contact a wrongful death attorney in Kentucky as soon as possible to explore legal options available to them.
Kentucky car accident attorney Aaron Whaley advocates on behalf of families who are impacted by fatal collisions to ensure they are able to protect their legal rights. Attorney Whaley wholeheartedly believes families deserve justice from those who cause them harm If your loved one lost their life in an accident, as a result of another driver’s actions, contact our Kentucky 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.