It is tragic when a distracted driver causes a car accident that is fatal. Not only has someone lost their life due to the negligence of another driver, but a family is left grieving and has to suffer through the loss for the rest of their lives. This is sadly the case for a male passenger who was recently killed in a head-on collision that involved two vehicles on Kentucky 770.
Truck accidents are a major problem on the road. Due to their large size and weight, a truck accident can lead to more severe injuries and fatalities than a regular car accident. Ketucky.com reports that the Federal Motor Carrier Administration is now making it easier to shut down the operations of any truck companies with an ongoing history of citations and safety concerns.
Five people had to be airlifted to a hospital in Louisville, Kentucky after a terrible (and avoidable) three-car accident. One of the cars involved sparked the crash after the driver was operating his vehicle in a negligent manner. The 33-year-old swerved across the center line "more than 10 times" according to police before finally colliding head-on with a vehicle in the opposing lane of traffic.
Car accident fatalities declined in 2013 across Kentucky, according to a recent news report. The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety reported that the total number of traffic fatalities dropped by more than 100 from 2012 to 2013. While that is great news, this trend did not hold true here in Jefferson County.
You would have to try really hard in order to not hear the words "Bobby Petrino" around Louisville the past couple of days. The infamous football coach -- who made a name for himself at the University of Louisville from 2003-2006 -- is back with the Cardinals after some controversial career stops in the National Football League and the University of Arkansas. In Atlanta, he quit 13 games into his first season as coach (causing some uproar from players and fans), and then a storm of controversy followed him to the University of Arkansas.
A car accident on the other side of the Indiana-Kentucky border left three people injured and required two of them to be hospitalized in Louisville. The police are investigating the wreck and will hope to have some answers soon.