Do you know that over 37,000 people living in the United States lost their lives in 2017 in auto accidents? Car crashes are one of the number one ways that those age one to 54 die every year.
In January 2018, a 49-year-old woman driving a 2013 Cadillac crashed into 2005 Chevrolet in Glasgow, Kentucky, which is located a little over two hours away from Lexington. The crash caused the death of a 24-year-old woman.
In trying to understand why accidents happen and how they can be avoided, it's important to consider that many accidents have multiple causes. It's not always one thing that goes wrong. Instead, it's a series of things.
Accident odds increase for all sorts of reasons — speeding, drinking and driving, driving at night, etc. However, one of the issues that people could avoid most easily if they attempted to do so is distraction. By committing to focus on the road, drivers could largely decrease their odds of getting into a wreck.
An 18-year-old Lawrenceburg woman who was involved in a car crash on the evening of Sept. 6 died from her injuries on the morning of Sept. 11. She'd graduated from Anderson County High School (ACHS) earlier this summer.
No matter why someone tailgates you on the road, it's dangerous. They can cause an accident that could have easily been avoided. Say you have to slam on your brakes when the light turns red or when a deer runs into the road. All of a sudden, that unexpected event turns into a serious accident that puts you in the hospital as the car behind you plows into the back of your vehicle.
A Kentucky truck driver has been indicted on several charges in a January crash that killed a 45-year-old mother.
A former professional basketball player entered a not guilty plea after he was arrested for his alleged involvement in a fatal hit-and-run accident recently in Louisville, Kentucky.
Two Kentucky families were forever altered in 2017 when one teenager crashed her car, killing her 17-year-old passenger. Now, the driver will spend the next five years in jail.
If you're on a multi-lane highway in Kentucky, driving along in the left lane, can you get pulled over for breaking the law even if you've done nothing else wrong? Or are you allowed to use both lanes as you see fit?