May 30, 2013
A 69-year-old man from Colorado died as the result of Kentucky Truck Accident that also left his wife was seriously injured. Reports say the crash happened on May 16 along Interstate 24 near Oak Grove, Kentucky.
A story from WPSD 6 News explained the victim was heading east along the Christian County highway in a 2005 Buick. As he approached mile-marker 89, a tractor-trailer being driven by a 54-year-old man from Minnesota plowed into the rear of his Buick.
The impact of the collision pushed the victim’s vehicle into a ditch. Emergency crews were called to the scene, and paramedics rushed the driver of the Buick and his wife, who was a passenger in the vehicle, to a Tennessee hospital for treatment. By the time the victims arrived though, the driver had died.
Meanwhile, investigators determined that the driver of the big rig was under the influence of alcohol. He was placed under arrest and charged with murder, driving under the influence, evading police, wanton endangerment of an officer, and resisting arrest.
The Owensboro Personal Injury Lawyers with Woods and Woods Injury Lawyers recognize the hardships that can be brought on by the loss of a loved one to an unforeseen accident. That is why the firm would like to send their sympathies to the families of the victims.