Sharpsburg, KY (May 19, 2021) – Two people lost their lives following a crash in Sharpsburg. The Kentucky State Police was requested at the scene of an accident on Kentucky Highway 11 in Bath County.
Reports from the KSP show that a 19-year-old female from the Sharpsburg area was driving south on Kentucky State Highway 11 in a 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix when her vehicle collided with a 1999 Chevy Silverado, driven by a 48-year-old man.
The drivers of both vehicles sustained fatal injuries in the accident. Both victims were pronounced deceased at the scene. A passenger in the Chevy was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center where she was admitted for treatment. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim who was injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Louisville, Kentucky
No one can prepare for the aftermath of a motor vehicle accident. Regrettably, many families are forced to endure the aftermath of collisions that end in fatal injuries far too often. Motor vehicle accidents claim the lives of more than 700 people across Kentucky each year. Although we are constantly enacting laws to protect motorists traveling throughout the state, we continue to see victims injured at an increasing rate. These incidents continue to increase in frequency and severity, leaving families throughout Jefferson County and the state of Kentucky to deal with the overwhelming consequences. Quite often, bereaved families are left to endure the mental, emotional, and financial impacts that are both immediate and long-term. When careless, distracted, and reckless drivers enter our roadways, they place other motorists at risk.
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. Families may have legal options available to help them obtain compensation to alleviate the financial burdens they face related to funeral costs, medical expenses, and more. Although no amount of compensation can ever take away the pain and suffering you are forced to endure, it can help to reduce some of the stress you face moving forward.
Kentucky car accident attorney Aaron Whaley is committed to helping clients who are impacted by fatal collisions protect their legal rights and best interests. 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 due to the negligence of another motorist, 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.