Muldraugh, KY (May 27, 2020) – A two-vehicle collision that occurred on Tuesday afternoon claimed the lives of four people in Meade County.
At around 5:45 p.m., on May 26, the Kentucky State Police responded to the scene of a fatal motor vehicle accident on US-31W.
Reports show that a 2016 Chevy Equinox was traveling south along the roadway when it collided head-on with a 2003 Cadillac CTS near 362 North Dixie Highway.
The drivers of both vehicles, as well as a 12-year-old female inside the Cadillac, were pronounced deceased at the scene.
A 14-year-old boy inside the Cadillac was transported to the University of Louisville Hospital where he later passed away from his injuries.
A 7-month-old child in the Chevy was transported to Norton Children’s Hospital for treatment. At the time this post was written, the infant’s condition is unknown.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We extend our deepest condolences to the families of all of the people who lost their lives in this terrible crash. Our thoughts are with them, the injured infant, and everyone who was affected by this tragedy.
Fatal Car Accidents in Kentucky
More than 60 people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across the state of Kentucky each month. These accidents add up to more than 730 lives lost annually. Head-on collisions, which account for around 3% of all two-vehicle accidents each year, are more likely to result in fatal injuries. 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.
For nearly two decades, The Whaley Law Firm has advocated on behalf of grieving families in Louisville and throughout Jefferson County who have lost loved ones in accidents. Kentucky personal injury attorney Aaron Whaley strives to help families hold wrongdoers accountable for their careless and reckless actions. We provide individual, personalized attention to each client to build a solid legal foundation to ensure families are able to recover and get justice for their loved ones. If a loved one of yours lost their life in a tragic collision in an accident that was caused by the actions of another driver, contact our car accident attorneys in Kentucky at (502) 583-4022 to see how we can help 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.