Louisville Personal Injury Blog

Multi-Vehicle Chain-Reaction Accidents on I-75 in Lexington KY

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Interstates crisscross Lexington and can provide a fast route through the city. But when drivers get careless in their lanes or reckless with their speeds, dangerous collisions become much more likely. Vehicles often travel in packs on interstates and a small mistake by one driver can send multiple cars into crashes.

Drivers and passengers may face injuries that may seem minor at first. But as the shock of what’s happened wears off, new pain may appear to indicate an injury the victim wasn’t aware of.

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Accidents Involving Overturned Vehicles on Richmond Rd In Lexington KY

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Drivers traveling through Lexington at night can get careless. By looking at their cellphone screens or getting lost in thought they can easily make mistakes in the lanes. They might also become reckless with less traffic on the road and begin to speed or drive aggressively.

A crash with additional force might send a vehicle rolling over and expose the occupants to multiple impacts. Victims will receive blows from steering wheels, car seats, windows, and even other passengers. Traumatic injuries can result and patients may have their lives suddenly placed in jeopardy.

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Accidents Involving Two-Vehicle Collisions on Bardstown Rd in LaRue County KY

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Rural roads across LaRue County can be narrow and curvy. The degree of difficulty in driving these roads after sundown can be formidable. Drivers can glance at a cellphone or just not notice their building speed and suddenly veer into the path of oncoming traffic.

These mistakes can leave car accident victims with serious injuries and also threaten the lives of everyone involved.

Weekend Crash Kills Two Women in LaRue County

A devastating crash involving two cars claimed two lives late Sunday night south of Louisville in LaRue County.

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Pedestrian Accidents Involving Hit-And-Run Suspects on Market Street in Louisville KY

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Pedestrians in Louisville have a hard enough time avoiding the careless moves of distracted and careless drivers. They must also worry about motorists who are intentionally breaking the law by racing away from police officers on narrow downtown streets.

A police chase can be very dangerous for pedestrians anywhere near the scene. Suspects focused on fleeing from authorities may put their own freedom before the safety of pedestrians and leave someone injured and in need of immediate care.

Woman Struck by a Hit-And-Run Driver in Louisville

A woman was hit by a driver who was fleeing a police stop Friday night in downtown Louisville.

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Accidents Involving Turning Onto Preston Hwy in Louisville KY

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Intersections along any busy highway in Louisville can be dangerous spots for motorists. Drivers can pull out in front motorists. Motorists on highways can also be traveling too fast and cause those trying to enter the highway to misjudge how close another vehicle is.

The results can be devastating. Vehicles can collide and drivers and passengers can be at risk of major injuries and even the loss of life.

One Driver Killed and One Injured in Preston Highway Accident in Louisville

A driver lost his life after a collision while trying to turn onto a highway in Louisville Friday night.

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Dangerous Hazards for Motorcyclists on Gene Snyder Fwy in Louisville KY

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Motorcyclists in Louisville stay alert to spot hazards from the roadway and from other motorists. They can’t always steer clear of a careless or reckless driver and sometimes riders are forced into accidents.

A motorcyclist can suffer a serious injury in a collision. In the most devastating crashes, cyclists are at risk of losing their lives.

Motorcyclist Avoiding a Car Crash Is Killed in Louisville

A man on a motorcycle was tragically killed in an accident Friday night in eastern Louisville.

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Dangerous Motorcycle Accidents Involving Big Rigs On US 25 In Laurel County KY

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Motorcyclists can face hazards from any drivers. Motorists can pull out in front of them or veer over into their lanes simply because they didn’t take the time to spot a rider nearby.

These mistakes are especially devastating when the driver of a large truck becomes careless. These big rigs present a massive obstacle to anyone on a motorcycle, and avoiding a collision is that much harder. When an accident occurs, riders may suffer serious injuries and quickly have their lives threatened.

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Dangerous Nighttime Motorcycle Accidents on New Circle Road in Lexington KY

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Motorcyclists can face extreme risks around drivers who don’t take the time to check their mirrors and blind spots for nearby riders. This lack of focus from drivers is even a threat at night when the headlights on motorcycles should be a clear indication of their presence.

A simple mistake by a careless motorist can send a rider off a motorcycle to suffer serious and life-threatening injuries.

Motorcyclist Tragically Killed in Collision with Car in Lexington

A man on a motorcycle lost his life in a crash early Wednesday morning in southern Lexington.

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Dangerous Pedestrian Hazards On Dixie Hwy In Louisville KY

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Pedestrians in Louisville often have difficulty finding safe passage across the busiest city roadways. They are often asked to cross up to seven or eight lanes of traffic in front of speeding vehicles. They can also be asked to travel a half mile or more to find an intersection with a crosswalk.

This doesn’t account for the dangerous drivers anyone on foot must place their trust in. Drivers are required to monitor for pedestrians no matter where they are crossing,

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Dangerous Head-On Accidents on National Turnpike in Louisville KY

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The morning rush can start early on major Louisville roads and low-light conditions can contribute to careless behavior by drivers.

Elevated speeds and driver distraction can be especially dangerous when motorists take their eyes from the road and don’t notice they’ve crossed into the opposite lanes of traffic. A collision can occur and put the lives of drivers and passengers in jeopardy.

Three-Vehicle Accident Injures Several People in Louisville

A chain-reaction accident injured several victims Thursday morning in southern Louisville.

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