A crash this Wednesday involving a Cadillac and a tractor-trailer on Kentucky 435 sent one driver to the hospital.
According to The Ledger Independent, this accident happened on April 18, 2018 before dawn at the intersection of Kentucky 435 and Kentucky 9 AA Highway. As the driver of a 1985 Cadillac turned right onto Kentucky 9, she allegedly hit a trailer attached to a 2015 Volvo tractor. The Volvo was headed north and the Cadillac was initially headed west.
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A tragic car accident in Lexington, Kentucky last Wednesday claimed the life of a pedestrian. The driver in the vehicle died as well. According to the Lexington Herald, this crash happened at a crosswalk between Bellefonte Drive and Jesselin Drive on April 18, 2018 at around 6PM.
Police are investigating the cause of this crash. As of today, police believe the driver may have had a medical emergency. Anyone with further information on this crash should call Lexington Public Safety at (859) 258-3600.
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A single-car crash in Kenton County this Thursday sent three people to the hospital with severe injuries. Thankfully, doctors say the three victims in this serious accident are expected to recover.
According to WLWT5, this crash happened around 5AM on April 12, 2018. The car involved in this accident was traveling southbound on I-75 between Crittenden and Walton. In total, there were four people inside this vehicle.
Apparently, the 36-year-old driver lost control of his vehicle and swerved off the road into a nearby grass embankment.
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At around noon this Thursday, a woman near Scott County was killed in a hit-and-run collision while she was picking up her garbage containers. Although the driver initially fled the scene of the crime, Kentucky police were able to track down a suspect and are now holding him for questioning.
According to the Lexington Herald Leader, this accident took place on Leestown Road close to the University Golf Club of Kentucky on April 12, 2018 a little before 12:20PM.
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The United States Postal Service (USPS) has published its annual dog attack city rankings for the 2017 year. Houston led the nation with 71 USPS delivery personnel being attacked in 2017. That was up from 62 in 2016. Louisville ranked 9th with 39 attacks. That number was down significantly from 51 in 2016.
Tech and Training
Along with its annual risk of city rankings, the USPS displayed new technology that can warn pickup and delivery personnel on their package scanners of dogs on their routes.
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Last Saturday, a single car crash in Whitley County killed two Williamsburg residents. Police say both of the victims were in their mid-20s.
According to WKYT.com, this accident happened at 1:30PM on April 7, 2018 on KY 1064 just three miles away from Woodbine, Kentucky. Allegedly, the driver slid off the road and hit a nearby tree. Tragically, both the driver and a passenger were killed on impact.
State police are still investigating the cause of this fatal accident. As a part of their investigation, Read the rest » One-Car Crash Claims Two Lives Near Woodbine KY
On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, a tractor trailer hauling wooden flooring overturn on I-75 in Scott County just north of Lexington. A car and a pickup truck were involved in the wreck and at least one person suffered serious injuries.
What went wrong?
News reports have been very vague and police are still investigating. However, trucks don’t just tip over by themselves. Tire blowouts, driving too fast around a curve, driver distraction, unbalanced loads and overloaded, top heavy trucks are all possibilities which could lead to a truck turning over on an interstate.
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A head-on collision in Graves County claimed the life of one woman last Thursday afternoon. Officers say two other people, one driver and one passenger, were injured in this crash.
According to KFVS News, this fatal accident occurred on Moreland Road at approximately 1:40PM on March 29th. State police say they believe the driver of a Ford Edge lost control of the vehicle and struck a minivan head-on. Sadly, the woman driving the minivan, who was 84-years-old, was killed on impact.
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State police say a rollover car accident in Louisville this Friday injured five people. Although injuries were severe in some cases, reporters say all of the crash victims are expected to make a full recovery.
According to WMC Action News 5, this crash took place at 9:20AM on March 23rd. First responders say they believe one car was traveling south on Second Street when it struck another car going west on Muhammad Ali Boulevard. The impact of this crash apparently caused the second car to rollover.
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As snow from Spring Winter Storm Toby hit parts of Kentucky and Indiana the accident reports came in. For example, Lex18 reported today that on March 21, 2018, Lexington Police responded to 24 non-injury accidents, 3 injury accidents, 14 motorist assists since midnight alone.
Thankfully most of these wrecks and crashes were mostly fender benders.
Accidents in snow and ice
The precipitation is still coming down and the temperature will dip to 24 degrees tonight. Even with Lexington road crews salting the roads many will still be icy.
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