Highway Patrol in Louisville reported one person was killed and four people were severely injured in a multi-vehicle accident on Henry Watterson Expy (I-264).
The fatal crash involved two cars and a semi-truck on Henry Watterson Expy (I-264), authorities said. It was also reported that the front wheel of a Toyota Camry malfunctioned while in motion on the highway. In that instant, the 34-year-old driver of the Camry lost control of the car and it swerved out of its lane, police said.
When it swerved out of it’s lane, an oncoming semi-truck sideswiped the driver side of the car. After the semi-truck hit the Camry, the operator of the semi-truck reportedly swerved rapidly and also struck an oncoming Lexus.
First emergency responders arrived at the site just a few moments after the crash. Four people were reported to have sustained serious injuries, while the semi-truck driver’s injuries were non-life threatening. Major injuries the other victims suffered were of the head, back, chest and legs.
All the victims of the crash have been transported to a local hospital for treatment where The driver of the Camry was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital, police said.
Dr. Brian Elias, from The Accident and Injury Team, commented on the crash. “This was a serious accident in the Louisville area that resulted in tragic loss. We would like to extend our condolences to the victim’s family during their time of mourning. As drivers, we must always be vigilant because accidents can happen suddenly and without warning. Regardless of whether an accident is major or minor, please seek medical attention afterwards. Often, there are residual injuries that manifest over time that can be spotted early. We hope everyone involved in this crash has a speedy recovery.”
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