A car involved in a collision on I-264 in Louisville burst into flames killing the driver Sunday, July 14, 2019, around 5 p.m. According to police, the accident happened when a car broke down the curve of the left lane near mile marker 1, and another driver rounded the curve and struck the vehicle. The first car caught fired instantly killing its only occupant.
The driver of the second car was taken to University of Louisville Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Police say the accident is still under investigation.
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Four people died in a tragic crash Saturday morning, June 22, 2019, when their car hit a pickup truck head on. The accident happened in the 500 block of State Route 109 North in Wheatcroft, Ky, when the car hydroplaned and crossed the center line into the path of a pickup truck.
All four occupants of the passenger car were killed and the two occupants of the truck were injured and taken to Baptist Health Emergency. Authorities say that their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
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A car and pickup truck collided in an intersection killing the driver and a passenger of the car and critically injuring a three-year-old child who was also in the car. The crash happened Tuesday, June 17, 2019, on U.S. 17 at its intersection with Maxwell Drive.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of a Chevy Malibu entered the intersection of Maxwell Drive and U.S. 17 into the path of a Dodge Ram pickup and was T-boned by the truck. The driver and another adult passenger died instantly,
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A three-car collision left one woman dead and a man charged with a homicide. The woman was stopped in a construction zone when a Volvo truck struck her causing her to flip and then hit a Chevy Silverado. The Jeep and the Chevy both caught fire and the woman driver of the Jeep was killed.
The accident happened around 4 p.m., Friday, June 14, 2019, on Kentucky Highway 55 in Taylor County. Police have charged the driver of the Volvo truck with reckless homicide but did not give any details on his actions that led to the charge.
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A car veered off the road and hit a light pole and then into a 7-11 convenience store in Yeadon Tuesday, June 4, 2019, around 12:30 p.m. According to EMS at the scene, the driver apparently suffered an medical emergency but didn’t specify what it was.
The convenience store at Myra Ave. and Church Ln., was only slightly damaged, and no one in the store was injured. Both passengers of the car and the driver were taken to a local hospital with unspecified injures.
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A woman was walking her dog across a road at a historically problematic intersection and was struck by a turning car. She was seriously injured and her dog died of its injuries. According to witnesses at the scene, the driver of the car that hit them appeared impatient and immediately turned after a car moved out of his way.
He then hit both the woman and her dog. Witnesses also say that when the woman lay unconscious on the ground,
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Two vehicles hit head-on in a devastating crash Friday morning, May 24, 2019. According to a Calvert City Police officer at the scene, a car traveled up the Exit 27 ramp of I-24 and entered the freeway going the wrong direction.
The car hit a commercial vehicle head-on destroying both vehicles and critically injuring one of the drivers who had to be air transported to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. The accident is still under investigation, and no charges have been filed at the time of this report.
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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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