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Louisville, KY – TARC Bus Crash at S 23rd St. and W Oak St. Ends in Injuries

A bus traveling down the highway.

Louisville, KY (June 9, 2021) – A major motor vehicle accident reported in the Louisville area resulted in injuries. Just after 6 p.m., on June 8, emergency crews were requested at the scene of a traffic-related incident on South 23rd Street.

Reports provided by local news sources show that a Transit Authority of River City (TARC) bus was involved in a collision with four other vehicles on South 23rd Street near the intersection of West Oak Street during the evening hours on Tuesday. The incident blocked the intersection, causing severe delays in the area.

The Louisville Metro police responded to the scene with firefighters and went to work immediately to block off the roadway as medical personnel aided those with injuries. At least one person was transported to a local hospital for further treatment and evaluation. At this time, investigations surrounding the accident are underway.

Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

Motor Vehicle Accidents in Louisville, Kentucky

Every year, more than 7,000 people are injured in traffic-related incidents across our state. Accidents that involve commercial vehicles, like buses, are more likely to end with more severe injuries and a larger number of injured parties. In many cases, bus accident victims require both immediate and long-term medical treatment for their injuries. We place our health and safety in the hands of trained bus drivers and hope that they will bring us safely to our destinations. However, no one is out of harm’s way when it comes to the potential of suffering debilitating injuries in accidents.

In many cases, victims are required to undergo immediate medical attention for their injuries. Thousands of people have to spend time off work to recover and go through months of therapy for their injuries. In some cases, victims never fully recover from their injuries and are left to deal with overwhelming mental, physical, and financial consequences. Victims who are injured in accidents that occur as a result of another drivers’ actions should contact a car accident attorney in Kentucky as soon as possible to protect their legal rights. In some cases, accident victims may have legal options available to help them obtain compensation from wrongdoers to help alleviate the costs of care, the impacts of lost wages, and other financial consequences they face.

Attorney Aaron Whaley at The Whaley Law Firm works tirelessly to help victims move forward after suffering injuries in a serious accident. Our Kentucky personal injury attorney firmly believes that innocent victims should never be forced to endure financial hardships due to the reckless, careless, and negligent actions of others. For this reason, The Whaley Law Firm provides aggressive and competent legal representation to ensure that the person responsible for an accident is held accountable for their actions. Attorney Whaley stops at nothing to ensure victims collect full and fair compensation for medical treatment, lost wages, and various other damages they face. Contact our law firm in Kentucky at (502) 583-4022 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how our team can help you.

Note: We used outside sources in an effort to create this post.  These sources include, but are not limited to, new briefs, police scanners, and first-hand eyewitness accounts.  As a result, the information about the accident described above has not been verified independently by our writing department.  If you identify any false information in our post, please let us know right away so that we can correct the post to reflect the most accurate and pertinent information available.  If you would like to have the post removed from our website, please contact us immediately and we will do our best to remove the post in a timely fashion.

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. 

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