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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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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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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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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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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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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Russell Cave Road in Lexington may not be an interstate, but local drivers can treat it like one. They can make careless moves and travel way too fast on the two-lane and four-lane sections of the road.
Motorists can also ignore traffic signs and make risky turns into traffic to put drivers and passengers at risk. One mistake can put vehicles traveling at full speed in danger of a collision that results in major injuries.
One Person Hospitalized After U-Turn Collision in Lexington
One victim was transported to the hospital after two cars collided during an attempted U-turn in Lexington Sunday afternoon.
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The Kentucky State Police resumed setting up traffic safety checkpoints across the state in April and May of 2022. The roadblocks will likely be common sites throughout the rest of the year. Troopers are checking for impaired drivers and making sure children are properly restrained in child safety seats. They are also using the opportunity to remind the public about the use of seatbelts.
On Saturday, May 24, 2022, the Kentucky State Police District 12 will be setting up roadblocks in Lexington and surrounding counties.
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Kentucky drivers who hit motorcyclists often claim they never saw the rider coming. Often, this is just another way of saying they didn’t take the time to look out for motorcyclists when entering an intersection or trying to make a turn.
This negligence of attention can place riders and passengers in the hospital with severe injuries. If they can manage a full recovery, they’ll still face enormous hospital bills all over an accident that wasn’t their fault.
Two On Motorcycle Hurt After a Collision with SUV in Louisville
Two motorcycle riders suffered injuries in an intersection collision with an SUV Saturday night in the St Denis Neighborhood of Louisville.
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School buses are large, bright yellow, and slow-moving for a reason. They are meant to keep the precious lives onboard as safe as possible.
Even with safety precautions and careful driving, bus accidents still occur in Kentucky each year. Children and teens can suffer serious injuries and even have their young lives threatened in a traffic collision.
It’s critical that injured victims get the support they need to make a full recovery. It’s also vital that parents know where to turn when they feel like their child’s injuries aren’t being taken seriously after an accident.
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