Two people riding on a moped were struck by an SUV killing one of the moped riders. The accident happened around 11:30 p.m., Thursday, May 9, 2019, when the moped was traveling down Main Street in Richmond in Madison County and was hit by an SUV near Third Avenue.
Both riders were taken to University of Kentucky Chandler and one of the victims, a 53-year-old man, died there. The other victim survived and was listed in serious condition. Police say it’s currently unknown how the accident happened,
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A 37-year-old woman struck and killed a man riding a motorcycle around 9 p.m., Sunday, May 5, 2019. Police say that the woman was driving a pickup truck and pulled out in front of the motorcycle on Rice Road.
The rider was taken to a local hospital, but soon died from his injuries. According to police, officers smelled alcohol on her breath and she had bloodshot watery eyes and slurred speech. She also admitted to drinking one bourbon ale beer before driving.
Police said they will meet with the Fayette County Commonwealth’s Attorney to discuss further charges.
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Two cars crashed head-on, and the drivers of both vehicles sustained serious injuries. The accident happened around 4 p.m., Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at the intersection of Highway 60 and Mayfield-Metropolis Road.
According to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office, a 22-year-old woman was traveling east on Highway 60 and was hit head-on by a vehicle driven by a 64-year-old woman who had crossed the centerline. Both drivers were taken to a local hospital for serious injuries. The sheriff’s office is still investigating the accident.
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A passenger of a utility truck was fatally injured when the truck went off the road and rolled over. Police say that it appeared the driver of the utility truck fell asleep hit a road sign and then went off the road. The truck went down and embankment and rolled over.
According to officials at the scene, the crash happened around 4 p.m. at the 123 mile marker of I-75 in Scott County. The driver suffered minor injuries, and the passenger was taken to U.K Hospital in critical condition and later died at the hospital.
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A semi-truck hit a pedestrian on Interstate 65 around 3:30 p.m., April 29, 2019, and the pedestrian died at the scene. According to the Indiana State Police, the pedestrian was struck in a construction zone on I-65 near the 58 mile-marker.
Police also said that just after hitting the pedestrian, the semi-truck was rear-ended by another semi-truck, but there are no reports of any other injuries. It’s unknown at this time why the pedestrian was on the interstate at the time of the collision,
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A 59-year-old man stopped to help a motorist and another vehicle struck and killed him then fled the scene. According to witnesses of the crash, a black sedan, possibly a mid 90’s Hyundai, left the roadway and struck the man who had earlier placed in car partially in the right lane to protect them when they loaded the washer.
Police say that the sedan left the roadway and struck the man while he was helping others and then fled the scene.
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Three people were transported to the hospital in serious condition in a two-car wreck on the inner Man o’ War Loop at Jocasta Drive. According to police the accident just before 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, when an SUV and a minivan collided.
It’s unknown at this time how the accident happened, but police say that the injuries were made more serious because the injured weren’t wearing their seat belts. “I really think if both of them had been wearing seat belts this would have been a minor crash,
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The driver of a Saturn SUV crossed over the centerline of Kentucky Highway 185 and struck a pickup truck carrying two people. According to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened Saturday afternoon, March 27, 2019, near the 8800 block of Highway 185.
The driver of the Saturn died at the scene, and both occupants of the pickup truck survived but were taken to a local hospital. One of the victims was a 12-year-old child, and it’s unknown at this time on the condition of either victim.
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A semi-truck and a pickup truck collided killing the driver of the pickup truck near Owingsville. According to an Owingsville police officer at the scene, the driver of the semi-truck crossed over the centerline and hit the pickup truck head on taking both over an embankment.
The accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-64 near mile marker 120 Tuesday, March 12, 2019. The driver of the pickup died at the scene, and the truck driver was uninjured. It’s not clear why the semi-truck crossed the centerline,
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A semi-truck driver crashed into another semi-truck taking the life of a 45-year-old woman. According to an Indiana State master trooper, the accident happened around noon, Saturday, March 16, 2019, in the westbound lanes on Interstate 70 near mile-marker 17, which is about 15 miles east of Terre Haute.
The driver took his eyes off the road to pick up a dropped sandwich not seeing that the cars in front of him had slowed down. He swerved to avoid hitting another semi-truck puncturing its fuel tank causing it to catch fire.
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