Louisville, KY (November 27, 2017) - A traffic accident was reported in the southbound lanes of Interstate 65 on Wednesday, November 27.
According to police reports, the multi-vehicle accident took place at approximately 6:00 a.m. near the Kentucky Fair and Expo Center.
Local media sources confirmed that at least one person was seriously injured. Initial reports indicate that one person was ejected from one of the vehicles.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has warned morning commuters that the affected lanes are expected to remain closed until approximately 9:00 a.m.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Louisville
Residents of Kentucky rely heavily on the interstates and rural highways to get from place to place. By and large, Kentucky roadways are fairly safe, but accidents do still happen every single day. These accidents can involve cars, trucks, motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrians.
In recent years, approximately 23,800 car accidents took place in the state of Kentucky. This represents a 3.7 percent jump in car crashes in a single year. Out of those 23,800 accidents, 694 of them ended in a fatality. Fatal accidents can be reduced by ensuring that everyone buckles up and wears their seat belts.
Contact a skilled and experienced personal injury lawyer from The Whaley Law Firm today to speak with our dedicated Kentucky car accident attorney or compassionate wrongful death lawyer about your injury accident to see if you have the right to pursue compensation for your damages. Call us today at 1-866-703-7575 to schedule your free consultation, and get results.
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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.