Louisville, KY (January 31, 2020) - Four people have been hospitalized following an early morning car accident in the west end on Sunday, January 26th.
Police reports state that the collision took place at about 3:25 a.m. when a car drove against oncoming traffic on the exit ramp leading to Interstate 264 E from Interstate 64.
The errant car, occupied by a lone male driver, crashed head-first into another vehicle.
The driver of the wrong-way car was transported to an area trauma center with injuries classified as life-threatening injuries.
The three occupants of the other vehicle were also taken to a local hospital, all with injuries believed to be non-life-threatening.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Wrong-Way Accidents in Louisville
Tens of thousands of travelers, residents, and workers rely on Kentucky‘s streets, highways, and rural roads to get to and from their jobs, accomplish daily errands, and make vital deliveries.
By comparison, our roadways are reasonably safe, but the rate at which accidents between trucks, cars, and motorcycles take place is still much too high. If you or a member of your family sustained an injury because of the negligent actions of another driver in a Kentucky car accident, you would benefit from knowing all legal options available to you before you make your next move.
Contact The Whaley Law Firm to speak with an accomplished personal injury attorney regarding your recent head-on collision. Aaron Whaley is a dedicated Kentucky car accident attorney with over a decade of experience assisting injury victims in obtaining the legal compensation to which they are entitled.
If you would like to go over the details surrounding your accident to see what legal options are available to you in seeking compensation for your damages, contact attorney Aaron Whaley at 1-866-703-7575 to schedule your free consultation and get the results that matter.
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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.