Police confirmed that one man died and several others suffered severe injuries in a two-car collision on Dixie Highway.
The crash happened at the 5400 block of Dixie, near the intersection with Lower Hunters Trace, police reported. A Louisville Metro Police Department spokesperson confirmed that two cars were involved in the accident. According to the police, the first car traveled south on Dixie Highway when another car suddenly appeared and pulled out into the intersection from direction of Flintlock Drive.
Police pronounced the driver of the second car dead at the scene. Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Scott Russ confirmed the man’s identity as William L. Rogers, aged 26.
Emergency crews rushed the passenger of the second car to University of Louisville Hospital. The victim is in critical condition. First responders transported the driver and passenger of the other car to University Hospital. Police said the injured victims are expected to survive.
Meanwhile, LMPD continues to investigate the accident. They stated that speed may be a factor.
Dr. Brian Elias, from the Accident and Injury Team, commented on the crash. “We are very sorry to hear about this fatal incident. As drivers, we must always remember to drive cautiously and obey all traffic laws. Even minor accidents can result in serious neck and back injuries. Unfortunately this incident involved a death. We offer our sincere condolences to the Rogers family in their time of grief. Furthermore, we hope that everyone involved in this accident has a speedy recovery.”
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