Windy, two-lane roads across Grant County can be dangerous routes when drivers become inattentive and leave their lane without realizing it. They can lose control and end up in the path of other vehicles going the opposite direction.
These mistakes often lead to dangerous head-on and sideswipe accidents. The results of these powerful collisions can be devastating for all drivers and passengers involved.
Man Tragically Killed in Grant County Accident Friday Night
A man was killed in a two-vehicle collision in northwest Grant County Friday night.
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Motorcyclists traveling Louisville never seem to get a break from having to watch the actions of careless and reckless drivers.
At-fault drivers often claim they didn’t see the motorcycle they struck, but that’s harder to accept at night when a motorcycle is fully lit and hard to overlook.
Unfortunately, motorists can still force riders into dangerous situations. Resulting impacts can cause devastating injuries for motorcyclists and in the worst cases, endanger lives.
Motorcyclist Tragically Killed After Struck by Vehicle in Louisville
A motorcyclist was killed while traveling in southwest Louisville early Saturday morning.
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Louisville is connected to Indiana by several bridges spanning the Ohio River. Travel often gets hazardous on these routes. Lanes can be narrow and there aren’t a lot of spots for vehicles to pull over or swerve to avoid another driver.
One motorist’s mistake can endanger drivers and passengers in vehicles traveling alongside. A careless driver can also wind up in the path of oncoming traffic. A resulting collision could leave victims with serious injuries and in some cases, fighting for their lives.
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Rain and slippery roads can make driving hazardous in Louisville, but it’s still up to motorists to slow their speeds to maintain control of their vehicles. All drivers are required to travel at speeds safe for conditions.
When wet conditions are present, drivers are responsible for slowing down and showing enough caution to maintain their vehicles’ grip on the road. This duty is required even in emergency situations. Going too fast or driving recklessly can place a vehicle in the path of traffic and cause a frightening collision.
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Busy two-lane roads through the more rural sections of Lexington can provide more danger than expected, especially during the more busy hours of the afternoon. One vehicle can pull out in front of another and cause a dangerous collision. Vehicles can also end up out of their lanes to push into other motorists’ lanes.
These careless mistakes injure drivers and passengers each week in Lexington and in the worst incidents, lives can be put in jeopardy. Every driver should remember to pay full attention to the road at all times,
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It’s important that Kentucky drivers get regular reminders of the hazards they can face when they travel. Assessing where we are as far as traffic safety is especially important in 2021 after such a difficult and strange couple of years.
2020 was shaped by a pandemic and saw highways and interstates sit empty through the early days of quarantine. In many places, fewer accidents were reported as a result. 2021 marked a cautious return to full traffic levels in places like Lexington and Louisville,
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Morning traffic can back up on popular routes through Lexington. School traffic can further increase traffic levels on thoroughfares like Man o’ War Boulevard. Parents and students rushing to pull onto school grounds can merge with other commuters to make for a hazardous trip for everyone.
A driver looking at a cellphone or losing focus for any other reason can miss someone stopping in front of them, or end up in the path of another car to cause a frightening impact.
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Rush-hour traffic around Lexington can be intense and dangerous, even on a holiday weekend. Drivers can have their thoughts on holiday gatherings or be checking a text on a cellphone and lose track of the vehicles in front of them.
They may not glance back at the road until it’s too late to brake to avoid a powerful collision. Drivers and passengers can suffer devastating injuries and face thousands of dollars in medical bills before they’ve even been allowed to fully heal.
Rear-End Collision in Lexington Injures Three Victims
A traffic accident in southwest Lexington Friday afternoon left three people seriously injured.
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New Circle Road carries heavy traffic around Lexington every evening and even on the weekend. Drivers can behave carelessly or even drive in a reckless manner to endanger several other cars on the road and even motorists in the opposite lanes.
A glance at a cellphone or excessive speed can cause a driver to lose control and suddenly be in the path of other vehicles. Other drivers can be caught by surprise and have little time to react to avoid a devastating collision.
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Louisville’s interstates can become busier and busier as the afternoon progresses. The extreme levels of traffic rushing across nine and ten lanes in places require that all drivers proceed with caution and keep their attention on the road.
A driver may get careless or reckless and cause a chain-reaction accident that involves multiple vehicles and puts the wellbeing of all nearby motorists at risk. These often high-speed impacts can send vehicles off the road and sometimes send them rolling over.
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