59-year-old Gerald Rath of La Grange, KY was arrested for his involvement in a hit and run accident on December 25, 2022 that resulted in the death of the other driver of another vehicle. Surveillance video at the scene eventually lead Oldham County police to Mr. Rath who claimed he had an accident with a deer.
One of the most challenging weather conditions for safe driving is ice and snow. Even if you have an all-wheel drive vehicle or a heavy tractor-trailer, ice and snow can cause you to lose control of your vehicle. This happened on December 23, 2022 in Whitley County Kentucky resulting in temporary closure of the interstate.
Horse v. Car Accident in Whitley County Kentucky: Warning Against Use of Roadways by Slow-Moving Transportation
There are many challenges to driving safely on the roadways such as inclement weather, distractions inside the vehicle, vehicle mechanical issues, and mistakes from other drivers. You expect to encounter these types of challenges on occasion while attempting to drive safely to your destination.
Teen Dies in Nighttime Auto Accident in Owensboro Kentucky- How To Be Prepared for Nighttime Driving
A teenager operating a Ford Mustang without lights at night was struck in the side by another vehicle attempting a left-hand turn. The accident occurred on December 21, 2022 in Owensboro, Kentucky. The impact of the accident caused the Ford Mustang to go down an embankment resulting in the death of the teenager.
On December 15, 2022, at approximately 7:30 pm an auto accident occurred when a tractor-trailer crossed the center line on Hal Rodgers Parkway in Clay County Kentucky and struck a pickup truck occupied by William Collins of Emmalena and Tanner Reisig of Paint Lick, Kentucky.
At approximately 10 pm on December 15, 2022, 7 people were injured in a multi-car accident at the intersection of Alumni Drive and Yellowstone Parkway in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky. One of the vehicles ran a red light and the Lexington Police described the scene as “chaotic” when they arrived.
On December 14, 2022, a 21-year-old female passenger in an automobile was killed as a result of a passenger-side impact from a pickup truck in a residential area in Lexington, Kentucky. This auto accident occurred at the intersection of Mason Headley Road and Duntreath Drive.
On December 14, 2022, at approximately 4:30 pm an auto accident involving several vehicles occurred on I-275 East in Kenton County, Kentucky and two vehicles caught on fire. The entire I-275 East was closed into the night and road repair will need to be made before at least one of the 3 travel lanes can be used.
You have $100,000.00 of liability coverage, uninsured motorist coverage, underinsured motorist coverage and PIP coverage on your automobile, but on your motorcycle you have no PIP coverage or uninsured motorist or underinsured motorist coverage.
Juvenile Female Drives Into Kentucky River and Drowns-Are we allowing Our Children to Drive by Themselves Too Early?
On November 10, 2022, a 17-year-old female from Lexington, Kentucky drove off Old Richmond Road down an embankment and into the Kentucky River. She was unable to get out of the water safely and eventually perished in the river.