Louisville Councilmember Bill Hollander recently Tweeted a photo of a scooter left in the center of a busy sidewalk. Mr. Hollander hopes his Tweet will encourage locals who use rental scooters to avoid parking them in dangerous locations.
This Tweet, which was sent out on September 19, 2018, called for “barrier-free sidewalks” to protect the city’s most vulnerable. Hollander sent this Tweet to scooter rental company Bird, which recently sent 100 scooters into the city.
Mr. Hollander, who represents District 9,
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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet wants all citizens to be aware of its Safety Assistance for Freeway Emergencies (SAFE) patrol. Created to improve road safety conditions, the SAFE Patrol offers motorists traveling in the Bluegrass State many convenient and complimentary roadside assistance services.
The SAFE Patrol was founded in 2007 to help keep Kentucky’s roadways clear and safe. Since its inception, the SAFE Patrol has helped well over 330,000 motorists in need of assistance.
Just a few of the services the SAFE Patrol can perform include jumping a dead battery,
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A two-car crash at the intersection of KY-428 and KY-79 killed one driver on September 18, 2018.
According to The News-Enterprise, this crash took place in Meade County at about 12:15PM. Allegedly, one car on KY-428 suddenly drove in front of KY-79 as another car was traveling through KY-79.
Sadly, the crash victim traveling on KY-79 was killed on the scene. The other driver involved in this crash was brought to a local hospital where she is expected to survive her injuries.
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Lexington officials recently announced they might introduce rentable electric scooters on the city’s streets in the near future.
Leaders at the city’s Metropolitan Planning Organization say they’ve been working closely with the bike-sharing company Spin to gradually roll out dockless e-scooters. If all goes according to plan, Spin’s e-scooters could be on Lexington’s streets by the spring of 2019.
Since the end of June, Lexington allowed Spin to introduce 300 shareable bikes into the city as part of a one-year pilot program.
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In September 2018, thunderstorms and heavy rains pounded the Lexington area. Motor vehicle accidents and injuries sent several victims to emergency rooms, and one driver was taken straight to the county jail. The Lexington Police Department reported that between midnight and 2:00 a.m., it responded to about a dozen rain-related accidents. Continued rains threatened roads in the area. We may get heavy rain next week in Louisville and everywhere else in the state from the remnants of Hurricane Florence.
Get The Tiger After An Injury In The Rain
Rain doesn’t cause an accident.
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A two-car crash in Laurel County killed one person and injured three others on September 5, 2018.
According to Lex18, this collision happened close to Kentucky Highway 490 a little after 1PM. Before this crash, a Toyota Camry was traveling west on Hensley Road and a GMC Terrain SUV was heading east. Allegedly, the Toyota driver swerved into the opposing lane of traffic and hit the SUV head-on.
First-responders quickly transported the driver and passenger in the Toyota to a local hospital.
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A collision between a car and a motorcycle in Carter County Kentucky sent a motorcyclist to the hospital on September 4, 2018.
WSAZ-3 says this crash took place on Interstate 64 eastbound close to Olive Hill. Allegedly, a Jeep driver was attempting to move from the fast lane to the slow lane when he struck the motorcycle from behind.
First-responders quickly transported the motorcyclist to a local hospital. Thankfully, this crash victim is expected to survive his injuries.
At the time of this article,
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A three-car crash in Pulaski County sent two people to the hospital on September 4, 2018.
Lex18 reports this crash took place at the intersection of North Highway 27 and Highway 70 at 7:50AM.
Before the collision, a Honda was traveling west on Highway 70 and a Chevrolet was driving north on Highway 27. Allegedly, the Honda driver failed to yield at the intersection and struck the Chevy. This collision caused the Chevy to slam into a Dodge pickup truck parked in Highway 27’s left-turn lane.
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A crash in Letcher County near the border with Virginia injured three people on August 30, 2018.
According to Lex18, this crash occurred on US 23 at 11:30AM. Allegedly, a driver traveling south suddenly turned his vehicle around and hit a southbound car.
First responders transported the driver who allegedly made the U-turn and two passengers in his vehicle to a local hospital. Doctors expect all of these crash victims will survive their injuries.
Police are still investigating the cause of this crash,
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A three-car collision near Georgetown sent one woman to the hospital on August 31, 2018.
Lex18 reports that this crash happened at 5:30PM on US-25 close to Deer Run Estates. Allegedly, a truck driver started swerving on the highway and then suddenly slammed his brakes. This caused a three-car crash that sent one car crashing into a nearby tree. After the crash, the truck fled the scene.
First-responders rushed the driver in the vehicle that hit the tree to a local hospital.
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