Louisville, KY (November 21, 2019) - A man was killed in a violent crash that took place in the early morning hours of Thursday, November 21st. The accident was initially reported to authorities at approximately 1:30 am on I-265, also known as Gene Snyder Freeway, very close to I-64.
Reports indicate that a Lincoln MKZ being operated by a 26-year-old driver now identified as Andre Reyna Jr., of Prospect, was driving on Gene Snyder Freeway when he lost control of his vehicle and smashed into a concrete barrier in the right lane of traffic.
A Dodge Ram was driving on Gene Snyder at around the same time and collided with Reyna’s Lincoln MKZ, hitting the driver’s side of the vehicle.
The driver of the Lincoln was fatally injured in the accident and died at the scene. The driver of the Dodge Ram sustained injuries in the crash also and was transported to University Hospital for treatment and further evaluation.
The Louisville Metro Police are continuing to investigate this incident.
Our condolences are extended to the loved ones of Andre Reyna, Jr. at this difficult time. Our thoughts are with all who were affected by this tragic accident.
Fatal Accidents in Louisville
Car crashes in Kentucky are a sad reality that residents are forced to deal with. They happen in the blink of an eye and can cause injuries ranging from minor cuts and bruising to more severe injuries that can end up resulting in death.
Approximately 800 or more people lose their lives in fatal accidents in Kentucky every year. Many of the people who die in these accidents may have been able to be saved if they were wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident. It is one of the most important things that you can do to improve your chances of surviving a serious crash.
Most of the crashes that take place in and around our roads and highways occur because of some type of driver negligence. If you have been seriously injured or someone you love has lost their lives in a tragic accident that you believe was caused by the careless, reckless, negligent, or deliberate actions of another person or entity, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and losses.
Contact the skilled and experienced personal injury lawyer at The Whaley Law Firm today to speak with a dedicated Kentucky car accident attorney or compassionate wrongful death lawyer about the specifics surrounding your accident to see if you have the right to pursue compensation for your injuries and losses. Call us today at 1-866-703-7575 to schedule your free consultation and get the results that matter.
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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.