Louisville, KY (June 24, 2020) – One man lost his life in a pedestrian accident on Monday evening, according to reports. At approximately 11:45 p.m., on June 22, the Louisville Metro Police Department responded to the scene of a collision in the 3300 block of Preston Highway.
Preliminary investigations show that a male pedestrian was attempting to cross the roadway when he was struck by a northbound vehicle on Preston Highway. The man suffered fatal injuries in the accident. LMDP arrived at the scene and pronounced the victim deceased. The area was immediately secured as the LMPD Traffic Unit began their investigation. Investigations surrounding the cause of this collision are ongoing at this time.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the man who lost his life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Kentucky
Every year, more than 80 pedestrians lose their lives in collisions throughout the state of Kentucky. Roughly 18% of these victims are involved in pedestrian accidents here in Louisville. Although measures are constantly being implemented to protect pedestrians sharing the roads, we continue to see these innocent travelers victimized by careless and negligent drivers. When pedestrians lose their lives in accidents caused by the reckless actions of others, it is crucial that their families seek legal guidance from a wrongful death attorney in Kentucky as soon as possible.
Kentucky pedestrian accident attorney Aaron Whaley strives to help grieving families who are impacted by fatal collisions to ensure their legal rights are protected after experiencing an unexpected loss. Attorney Whaley is dedicated to advocating for families to ensure they get justice from those who cause them harm. It is important that families are able to obtain compensation to cover the costs of funeral arrangements, lost wages, and other damages they face after losing a loved one in a tragic collision. Attorney Whaley is dedicated to helping families move forward in the best way imaginable, given the unfortunate situation at hand. If your loved one lost their life in an accident, contact our Kentucky personal injury 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.