Louisville, KY (January 13, 2021) – An automobile accident reported on Tuesday evening resulted in injuries and major delays in traffic. At approximately 5:30 p.m., on January 12, the Louisville Metro Police Department responded to the scene of an auto accident on Interstate 264.
Reports indicate that an impaired driver was traveling on the eastbound side of Interstate 264 when the intoxicated driver crashed into several other vehicles on the roadway near Bardstown Road.
The incident caused severe delays in traffic. Crews arrived at the scene of the accident and provided medical treatment to an unknown number of people. At least one person was transported to an area hospital for further treatment of injuries. The police closed off the roadway for an extended time to investigate the incident. Investigations surrounding the crash are ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured, their families, and everyone who has been affected by this accident.
Car Accidents in Kentucky
Although we like to believe that we are invincible, nobody is out of harm’s way when it comes to being potentially injured on roadways across the state. Not only do collisions cause a major interruption in a person’s immediate plans, but the long-term consequences can be life-altering. Being involved in a traffic collision can be an overwhelming experience for both victims and their families. Every year, more than 34,000 people are injured in automobile accidents throughout Kentucky. Here in the Louisville area, we see a fair share of victims forced into area hospitals due to devastating injuries from accidents. Quite often, people are rushed to local hospitals immediately after collisions and forced to undergo surgery. Thousands of people have to spend time off work to recover and go through months of therapy for their injuries.
In many cases, people involved in collisions sustain broken bones and other injuries that result in overwhelming pain and suffering. Many victims never fully recover from their injuries and are left to deal with overwhelming mental, physical, and financial consequences. When victims are injured in accidents, as a result of another driver’s actions, they should contact a car accident attorney in Kentucky to see what legal options may be available for them.
Attorney Aaron Whaley at The Whaley Law Firm works diligently to assist victims with moving forward after suffering injuries in a serious accident due to the negligence of other drivers. Kentucky personal injury attorney Aaron Whaley works tirelessly to help protect the legal rights of victims injured in accidents throughout the state. Attorney Whaley has earned a reputation for being a passionate advocate for the rights of victims. Whaley Law Firm strives to help those harmed get the compensation they need for accident-related medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages resulting from their accidents. If you were injured in an accident, contact our Kentucky law firm at (502) 583-4022 to see how our team can help you protect your legal rights. By meeting with Attorney Whaley as soon as possible, we can review the circumstances surrounding your accident to determine the best legal option available to get you the justice and compensation you deserve.
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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.