According to rescue team’s report, over 6 vehicles were involved in an accident as a tractor trailer truck jackknife on the I-64.
It was reported that this incidence happened eastbound on I-64, near Shakes Run. A tractor trailer truck driver reportedly lost control of the truck and swerved uncontrollably on the highway. According to police report, the truck struck two vehicles in the process, and then drifted off of the highway.
It was reported that the incidence happened while all vehicles were traveling at highway speed. The truck, while trying to stop, jackknifed across the highway. As a result of this, the police reported that several other oncoming vehicles crashed into the trailer truck, causing more mangled cars.
First emergency responders arrived at the site of the crash within minutes to attend to this accident. It was reported that 4 people were in a critical condition, including the trailer truck driver. There were a total of 9 other drivers and passengers that were injured in this crash. Some were reportedly flown to the hospital, while the others with less severe injuries were transport via road. Witnesses at the scene reported that victims had injuries to their backs, necks, shoulders and other areas of their bodies.
Traffic along this route was delayed and drivers were advised to take alternate roads to get to their destinations.
Dr. Brian Elias, from The Accident and Injury Team, comments on this crash. “This was a massive wreck with multiple injuries here in Louisville. It was reported that the driver of the tractor trailer may have caused this accident. We hope that it can quickly be discovered what real cause was.”
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