An automobile collision reported on Monday afternoon claimed one woman’s life and left a second victim seriously injured in the Louisville area. At approximately 3:30 p.m., on August 3, the Louisville Metro Police Department responded to the site of a major motor vehicle collision on the Greenbelt Highway (Kentucky State Highway 1934).
Reports provided by the police show that a 55-year-old woman was driving a passenger vehicle on Intermodal Drive. As the woman turned left onto Greenbelt Highway, her vehicle was struck by a pickup truck on the southbound side of the highway.
The woman suffered fatal injuries in the accident. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office declared the woman deceased and notified her family. A passenger inside the woman’s vehicle was critically injured. The injured victim was rushed to University Hospital for treatment. At this time, the crash remains under investigation with the Louisville Metro Police department.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the woman who lost her life in this accident. Our thoughts are with the injured victim at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Kentucky
Motor vehicle accidents claim the lives of around 100 people in the Louisville area each year. As these severe accidents are beginning to happen more often, we are left to witness the overwhelming consequences that families throughout Jefferson County are forced to endure. When someone loses their life in a motor vehicle accident that is caused by another driver, it is crucial that the surviving family members reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Kentucky as soon as possible. Families may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate some of the financial burdens they face moving forward.
Although there is truly no amount of compensation that we could ever receive to make us whole again after enduring the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one, having the financial resources necessary to cover funeral arrangements, burial services, and to tend to various other financial obligations moving forward can help to alleviate some of the stress in recovering. Working with a knowledgeable attorney after losing a loved one in an accident caused by another person’s actions will ensure you are in the best position possible to protect your legal rights and get the justice you deserve.
Kentucky car accident attorney Aaron Whaley is dedicated to helping families move forward after losing a loved one in a fatal collision that was caused by a reckless or negligent driver. The Whaley Law Firm advocates on behalf of victims and surviving families to ensure they get the justice they deserve from those who cause their families harm. If your loved one lost their life in an accident that occurred as a result of another driver’s actions, contact our personal injury law firm in Louisville 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.