Drivers in Louisville should always be focused on the lanes ahead, but it’s hard to expect them to monitor the traffic in opposite lanes as well. An oncoming driver can make a small error and veer into the path of multiple cars before a careful driver even has a chance to react.
Head-on and sideswipe collisions are usually the end result. These powerful collisions multiply the force of impact by combining the speeds of the cars traveling in opposite directions.
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Interstate travel around Louisville can be treacherous at any hour. But traffic during the morning and afternoon commutes puts even safe drivers at risk.
Motorists can be focused on a cellphone screen or may be speeding to get to work or school. These reckless acts put all other drivers and passengers on the road in danger of serious accidents and injuries.
Two People Injured After a Major Interstate Crash in Louisville
Two people were taken to the hospital after a traffic accident in southern Louisville during the Wednesday morning commute.
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Driving at night through Louisville can mean motorists face less traffic, but those trips can be just as dangerous as rush hour traffic during the day. Drivers can be less focused at night and car headlights and taillights can confuse a motorist who isn’t paying full attention to the road.
Someone watching traffic in order to make a turn can take too quick of a look in all directions and proceed when oncoming traffic is much closer than they thought.
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Louisville has its share of fast-moving interstates carrying traffic from one corner of the city to the other. Traffic gets very dangerous when drivers aren’t paying attention to the lanes and to traffic signs like they should.
Drivers and passengers face particular dangers when a confused motorist gets on an interstate traveling in the wrong direction. The impacts can be that much more powerful when head-on collisions occur. The wrong-way drivers, in their confusion, may also fail to hit the brakes and travel full speed into a crash,
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The early morning hours over the weekend can be dangerous times for Louisville motorists. It’s a time when more drunk drivers decide to get out on the interstates and streets. Their impaired driving quickly puts everyone around them at risk of dangerous collisions.
A DUI driver can make bad decisions behind the wheel and those dangerous maneuvers are often hard to predict. Careful motorists will have trouble steering clear of these reckless drivers. A crash occurs and victims can be left with major injuries and in the worst cases have their lives placed in jeopardy.
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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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