Hardin County, KY (June 28, 2023) – A truck accident involving multiple vehicles took place early Tuesday morning, June 27, that claimed one man’s life.
The accident was reported to the Hardin County Sheriff’s Department at around 1:00 a.m.
Official reports indicate that a total of three semi-truck tractor-trailers collided on Interstate 65 near the Glendale exit. The incident blocked multiple lanes of the road.
Two of the involved trucks caught on fire as a result of the collision.
One man involved in the accident was fatally injured. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. A passenger in the man’s truck, identified as his wife, was injured. She was flown by helicopter to the University of Louisville Hospital for emergency treatment.
The driver of the second truck also suffered injuries and was transported by ambulance to Baptist Health Hospital, where they underwent further treatment.
At this time, investigations into the accident are underway.
We hope the two people hurt in this crash are able to recover quickly.
Our warmest sympathies go out to the family of the man who lost his life in this truck accident.
Fatal truck accidents across the United States claimed the lives of more than 7000 people in 2022 alone. Despite all of the laws that our country has in place to protect motorists, we continue to see innocent people die as a result of drivers who engage in acts of negligence.
Drivers who operate their vehicles while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, are distracted by their cell phones or eating, or engage in other reckless behaviors continue to be responsible for causing severe injuries and fatalities on a daily basis here in Kentucky. If you have experienced the unfortunate loss of a loved one as a result of a fatal truck accident, you may have the opportunity to take legal action.
Seeking the assistance of a fatal truck accident lawyer at your earliest convenience can offer you the best chance of holding the accountable party responsible. Your attorney will conduct a thorough investigation into your accident, construct a strong case against the defendant on your behalf, and fight diligently for compensation to cover your losses. Acting in a timely manner to protect your legal rights is critically important when it comes to providing yourself with the best chance of holding the negligent party accountable.
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