The Lexington Police Department in Kentucky reported a fatal motorcycle accident in Fayette County, according to WKYT on July 6.
The accident occurred near the intersection of Nicholasville Road and Southpoint Drive at around 11:45 p.m. and resulted in the death of 35-year-old resident Clinton John, who was identified by the county coroner.
According to preliminary investigations of the case as told to local media outlet WKYT, an SUV that was heading out of Nicholasville Road turned left into the path of the motorcycle driven by John, who was ejected from his vehicle due to the force of the sudden impact. He was declared dead at the scene of the accident.
Nicholasville Road’s inbound lanes were temporarily closed to traffic at Brannon Crossing while maintenance crews cleared the area and police investigators poured over the details of the accident site to get a clear picture of what happened. Nearby residents said that this is a dangerous stretch of roadway and accidents are not uncommon.
Seventy-three-year-old Lexington resident John Herkamp lost his life in a two-vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Clays Mills Road and Wyndham Hills Drive in Lexington on June 12, according to a report by the Lexington Herald-Leader.
Reports from Lieutenant Andrew Daugherty of the Lexington Police Department indicated that Herkamp’s vehicle, a red Ford Mustang, collided with a silver Buick. Herkamp was trying to turn left onto Wyndham Hills Drives, while the female Buick driver was driving up Clays Mills Road.
Daugherty said rescue crews started responding to the accident at around 7:30 p.m.
Herkamp succumbed to his mortal injuries at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital. The female driver was brought to the University of Kentucky hospital for treatment of her leg injuries; her injuries were not stated to be life-threatening.
The attorneys at Wilson & McQueen, PLLC, extend their thoughts to the friends and family suffering from this unexpected loss.
Calabasas resident Kim Howe, 69, was killed in a four-vehicle accident on the Pacific Coast Highway that also involved former Olympic athlete and TV personality Bruce Jenner, San Jose Mercury News reported on February 9.
Investigators said a woman driving a Toyota Prius suddenly slowed, and Howe’s Lexus crashed into the vehicle. Jenner saw the wreck while driving his black Cadillac Escalade and swerved to avoid the collision. Instead, he hit the Lexus, which then careened across a center lane into oncoming traffic. A Hummer slammed into the Lexus, and Howe was killed.
Investigators from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s office are still attempting to determine the underlying cause of the vehicle accident. Jenner was the only driver tested for sobriety, and according to reports, he passed with no issue and voluntarily submitted a blood sample.
A press release issued by the Kentucky State Police reported that a woman identified as Paintsville, Kentucky resident Orpha Childers had perished in a two-car accident that involved a dump truck around 2 p.m. on December 8, WCHS reported.
The collision occurred in Johnston County near Lowmansville. According to preliminary investigations made by the Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division, a Mack dump truck was in the process of turning left onto U.S. Route 23 into the northbound lanes when instead it traversed into the southbound lanes, resulting in a collision with an SUV.
Childers was a passenger of the SUV. She was declared dead at Paul B. Hall Medical Center.
The SUV’s driver, on the other hand, was taken by helicopter to St. Mary’s Medical Center for the treatment of her injuries.
The attorneys of Wilson & McQueen, PLLC, wish for the quick recovery of the injured and extend their sincere condolences to the friends and family suffering during this difficult time.
Police authorities and local firefighters are currently investigating an incident in which a car crashed into a building in downtown Lexington, Kentucky, WKYT reported on December 6.
Members of the Lexington Division of Police have arrested the person who drove the Chevrolet Silverado that crashed into the Home Health Supply store located on South Broadway near the university of Kentucky campus. The crash, which spilled bricks from the building onto the sidewalk, happened at around 5 a.m. on Saturday morning, according to the Lexington Fire Department.
The property’s manager said damage done to the property will amount to thousands of dollars in repairs, although they will work to have the store re-opened by Monday.
If you have been injured or unduly affected by a personal injury accident in Lexington, the attorneys at Wilson & McQueen, PLLC, may be able to work on your behalf for the financial compensation you need. Call our offices at (800) 953-2373 today to learn more.
Lexington, Kentucky police officer Dilyana Nicolova was responding to an emergency call with both her lights and siren turned on as she was driving along the intersection of Winchester Road and Eastland Parkway when another vehicle hit her car, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported on October 27.
The accident occurred around 8 p.m. According to police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts, Nicolova was headed left onto outbound Winchester from Eastland Parkway when the side of her car was hit by a Buick Century. She and the two passengers in the Buick were all transported to the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital for the treatment of their non-life-threatening injuries.
Police authorities are currently conducting further investigations into the case.
Car accidents are frequently cited as the cause of fatalities and severe injuries in the U.S. Should you find yourself injured in a car accident caused by someone else, our Lexington legal team at Wilson & McQueen, PLLC, may be able to help you seek financial compensation. Call our offices today at (800) 953-2373 to schedule a meeting.
A head-on collision in Pine Knot, Kentucky between a sport utility vehicle and a car resulted in the deaths of two individuals, WVLT reported on October 8.
The crash occurred along U.S. Route 27, at the intersection of Job Corp Hill Road. According to preliminary investigations conducted by the Kentucky State Police, 29-year-old Shea Coffey was driving an SUV when it crossed the median and hit a vehicle operated by 68-year-old Palace Anderson, who died at the scene of the accident. His passenger, identified as 47-year-old Samuel Anderson, his son, was airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center where he later succumbed to his mortal injuries.
Details surrounding the incident, such as the factors contributing to Coffey’s loss of control, were not released at the time of the article. Troopers did report that none of the three were wearing seat belts at the time.
The attorneys of Wilson & McQueen, PLLC, offer their sincere condolences to the Anderson family during this difficult time.
The Kentucky State Police trooper – whose identity has yet to be revealed publicly – who was assigned to the Elizabethtown post when he was hit by a car on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County on Saturday, August 30 is now in stable condition, The Courier-Journal reported.
According to state police spokesman Jeff Gregory, the incident happened in the northbound lanes of Interstate 65 at the 102 mile marker. The northbound lanes of I-65 were temporarily closed to traffic at the Joe Prather Highway, and traffic was rerouted to U.S. Route 31W.
Gregory said the trooper’s wounds were not life-threatening and that he is currently resting in a Louisville hospital.
Some drivers do not exercise caution while on the road, resulting in the harm of other people. If you have been hurt because of the actions of a reckless driver in Lexington or other areas of Kentucky, contact our attorneys at Wilson & McQueen, PLLC, today by calling (800) 953-2373.
Police investigators in Lexington, Kentucky are still on the lookout for the driver of the vehicle that wrecked the front of the South Hill Gallery on Versailles Road last Sunday night, April 20.
According to the police, the perpetrator was able to flee the scene of the accident before either emergency medical responders or law enforcement agents were able to secure the area. However, according to store owner Letha Drury, leaving the scene would have been difficult as “his car was demolished”. The vehicle was left at the accident scene.
The abandoned car contained open alcohol bottles and a puppy, which Animal Care and Control took into its care. The center’s officials said the puppy seemed to be in good health.
If you were involved in an accident with a reckless driver in Lexington, the legal team at Wilson & McQueen, PLLC, understands that the resulting costs can be staggering. However, we are committed to helping you understand the full range of legal options available to you in this situation. Call our offices today at (800) 953-2373 to learn more.