Authorities confirmed a pedestrian is in critical condition after a reckless driver struck him on Gardiner Lane.
According to law enforcement officials, the accident occurred on Gardiner Lane near the United States Postal Service. The incident began when the driver of a 2013 Honda Accord reportedly attempted a turn on the street.
Subsequently, the Honda driver allegedly lost control of his vehicle, thereby hitting the pedestrian, eyewitnesses reported. Police did not say why or how the man specifically lost control of the Honda Accord.
Louisville Metro police said the pedestrian suffered multiple injuries to his head, chest, and legs. EMS arrived at the scene of the accident shortly after the collision and administered on-site first aid to the man. EMS then transported him by air to the nearest hospital for immediate surgery, police reported.
Meanwhile, the Honda driver suffered only minor injuries; paramedics treated him at the scene of the accident. Then the police took the driver into custody for questioning.
The accident remains under investigation.
Dr. Brian Elias, from The Accident and Injury Team, commented on the crash. “This is an unfortunate accident that occurred in Louisville wherein a pedestrian suffered severe injuries. We wish the victim a speedy recovery and hope he receives the appropriate medical care. Please seek medical treatment and legal representation immediately following an accident if you are ever injured in a crash.”
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