Five Injured in Wreck Three Airlifted to Hospital

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Two vehicles collided injuring five people three of which were airlifted to the University of Kansas Hospital with severe injuries. According to police at the scene, the crash happened around 7:15 a.m. on US 421 South in front of the Dairy Queen.

It’s unclear what caused the crash which is still under investigation. The three that were airlifted had serious injuries but were not deemed life-threatening. EMS at the scene determined that by airlifting them, they had a better chance of a full long-term recovery.

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Garbage Truck Hits Minivan Killing Driver in Louisville

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Two trucks and a minivan collided killing the driver of the minivan at 7 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019. According to a police spokesperson, the minivan was traveling eastbound on I-264 at Breckenridge Ln when a garbage truck hit the back of the minivan pushing it into a beer truck.

The woman driver of the minivan was pronounced dead at the scene, and both truck drivers were uninjured. Police are still investigating the incident, and its unknown at this time if any charges will be filed.

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Child Riding Bike Critical After Collision With SUV

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An 11-year-old boy was riding his bike when he was struck by an SUV in the 1800 block of Millerstown Road. According to a Kentucky State Police officer at the scene, the driver of the SUV stated that she tried to swerve to miss the child but was unsuccessful.

The accident happened around 6:40 p.m., Monday, March 19, 2019, and the boy was airlifted to Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville with life-threatening injuries. The road was shut down for a couple of hours so investigators could reconstruct the accident.

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Seat Belt Credited for Saving Lives in Three-Car Accident in Waco

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Two cars collided head-on in and a third car collided with at least one of those a devastating accident early Tuesday morning, March 19, 2019. A Kentucky State trooper at the scene tweeted out kudos to the families for wearing their seatbelts. “Are you convinced that seatbelts and child safety seats save lives? I am, especially after crawling into this car to console a toddler while his mom is trapped up front.”

The accident happened on Irvine Road near the Waco People’s Bank and caused significant traffic congestion as EMS personnel treated the victims,

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Louisville Personal Injury Settlement Calculator (Why Calculators Don’t Work)

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Payment calculators have been around for decades. For example, loan amortization schedules were in printed form long before the internet was ever used. A home buyer would simply refer to the amount of a mortgage, its interest rate and the number of years of the mortgage, and he or she could find the monthly principal and interest payment to the penny. People aren’t vacant land or improved real estate though. We consist of a brain, a spinal cord, nerves, a spine, bones, ligaments tendons, muscles and a heart with a circulatory system. Read the rest  » Louisville Personal Injury Settlement Calculator (Why Calculators Don’t Work)

Man Airlifted in Serious Condition After Wreck in Owingsville

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Two vehicles collided traveling westbound on I-64 in west of Highway 801. The driver of one of the vehicles was seriously injured and had to be airlifted to the University of Kentucky Hospital. Police at the scene say that the wreck happened around 2 p.m., Wednesday, February 13.

The accident is still under investigation and at the time of the report, there is no indication that drugs or alcohol played a factor in the crash.

Air Ambulances

In 2016, there were over 1,000 air ambulance services that transported over 500,000 patients to hospitals around the country.

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Hit-and-Run Bicycle Accidents in Lexington KY

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Bicyclists are at a high risk of suffering severe injuries when they’re in a collision with a motor vehicle. There’s frighteningly little protection for them. If a motorist who hits and injures a bicyclist drives away, and there aren’t any eyewitnesses, the vehicle will probably be gone before the bicyclist comes to his or her senses. That’s exactly what happened to a 47-year-old man a few days ago who was cycling on North Limestone between Templeton Street and Constitution Street at about 2:00 a.m. here in Lexington.

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District 9 Councilman Warns Against Improperly Parking Bird Scooters on Louisville Sidewalks

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Louisville Councilmember Bill Hollander recently Tweeted a photo of a scooter left in the center of a busy sidewalk. Mr. Hollander hopes his Tweet will encourage locals who use rental scooters to avoid parking them in dangerous locations.

This Tweet, which was sent out on September 19, 2018, called for “barrier-free sidewalks” to protect the city’s most vulnerable. Hollander sent this Tweet to scooter rental company Bird, which recently sent 100 scooters into the city.

Mr. Hollander, who represents District 9,

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Hit-And-Run In Louisville Kills One Bicyclist – Driver Wanted

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On August 10, 2018, one cyclist died in a hit-and-run crash in Louisville on Westport Road. Police are still searching for the driver involved in this tragic collision.

According to WDRB.com, this crash occurred at 4AM close to Westport Middle School and Ormsby Lane. Allegedly, the driver of a white pickup truck struck a cyclist and fled the scene. First-responders quickly pronounced the cyclist dead from his injuries.

Police found bicycle debris on Westport Road and the actual bicycle on Lyndon Lane.

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Hanson KY Cyclist Injured in Madisonville Rear-End Bicycle Crash

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A car crash in Hopkins County sent one cyclist to a local hospital on July 27, 2018.
 
According to Lex18, this crash happened on Anton Road just before 11:30AM. Allegedly, a driver traveling west struck a cyclist from behind. First-responders immediately transported the cyclist to a local hospital. Thankfully, doctors believe this crash victim will survive.

The driver involved in this crash remained on the scene of the crime and is now working with investigators.

Cyclist Injuries and Rear End Accidents

We just wrote about a new Kentucky law 48 hours ago which requires drivers to give cyclists 3′

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