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1 killed, More Than 3 Severely Injured On I-71 In Jefferson County

1 killed, More Than 3 Severely Injured On I-71 In Jefferson County
March 1, 2018 The Accident and Injury Team

One person died and at least 2 people are in critical condition in a multi-vehicle crash on I-71 eastbound near Brownsboro Road.

A semi truck and two cars were involved in the fatal crash. A navy blue sedan traveling on Interstate 71 towards Crestwood lead to a three-vehicle crash that injured several travelers. Three were reported to be severely injured at the scene. Others involved in the crash sustained light injuries. One was reported dead.

The wreck occurred near Brownsboro overhead bridge crossing over I-71 in Louisville.

The Kentucky Highway Patrol says the car was travelling east when the front tire flew off the car. The driver struggled to take control of the car before it swerved off the right lane into the passing lane. It was hit by an oncoming semi truck on the driver side. The driver of the semi truck tried to swerve but it eventually struck the car.  A minivan behind the semi-truck ran into the crash.

First emergency responders arrived at the site of the crash soon after the accident occurred. While three people were severely injured, the extent of the injuries of the other 4 victims were not known. It was reported that they had back pain and other  injuries.  The victims have all been transported to the hospital for treatment.

Comments:

Dr. Brian Elias, from The Accident and Injury Team, comments on this crash.  “It’s unfortunate that there were this many injuries from an accident and one person even died from the impact.  We are very sad for the family that lost a loved one.  We also hope that the investigation is quickly finished and that the injuries to those that survived this crash aren’t too severe.  If you are unsure of what to do when you’ve been involved in an accident, please give our team a call.  We can treat your injuries and also, if you wish, refer you to a very competent attorney in case you have a legal claim.  Since we are NOT an attorney referral service, we have no interest in your legal claim beyond trying to help you obtain the best attorney to help you.”

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