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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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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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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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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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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After sundown, Louisville traffic levels drop, but the drivers that remain can become more careless and reckless. At night, more caution is needed. Longer looks in both directions are necessary before any turn or any lane shift. A glance isn’t always enough to judge the distances of other vehicles.
Even a slight mistake can put vehicles in the path of other motorists traveling at full speed. These errors can lead to devastating accidents and victims involved might suffer severe injuries and even have their lives threatened.
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Intersections governed by two-way stop signs can be extremely dangerous for motorists in rural Shelby County. Safe drivers are forced to trust that other motorists approaching intersections will obey stop signs. When they don’t, careless drivers can pull out in front of vehicles that aren’t required to stop. A full-speed impact can result.
These and other mistakes around intersections can cause impacts that leave victims facing serious injuries such as broken bones and head trauma. In the worst outcomes, victims can also have their lives threatened.
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A four-lane road like Versailles Road through Lexington offers hazards to even safe motorists. Careless drivers can lose control and cause a collision with a vehicle in front of them or behind them. On a highway without a physical divider for opposite lanes of traffic, a reckless driver can also come across yellow lines to hit an oncoming car head-on.
These impacts can prove extremely dangerous for the occupants of every vehicle involved. A severe injury and even the loss of precious life are all possible when drivers aren’t careful on Lexington roads.
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