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Car Accident Victim’s Daughter Says Highway 987 Unsafe

Wilson & McQueen June 8, 2021

Sixty-five-year-old Thelma Daniels sustained minor injuries on August 18 when the vehicle she drove slid on an embankment on Highway 987 in Harlan County, Kentucky, a roadway which Daniels’ daughter Jincy Steines said is not safe for motorists, WYMT reported on August 19.

Steines said the roadway is responsible for other car accidents that affected her family, resulting in two previous injuries incurred by her brothers and the death of her cousin. In the most recent accident, Daniels was driving to Evarts from Smith for a family meal when her car spun out of control not far from Martin Fork’s Lake.

Steines claimed the road in that area is slick and unsafe for drivers. Authorities claim the area is regularly surveyed for repairs, but sometimes big changes require more time.

If you have experienced a car accident due to the negligent actions of someone else in Kentucky, whether a negligent municipality not properly maintaining the road or another reckless driver, you may be eligible to pursue financial compensation. The attorneys at Wilson & McQueen, PLLC, fight for the funds their clients need and may be able to represent you. Call our Lexington offices today to learn more.