May 26, 2012 – Meade County, Ky. - According to a news report on WDRB, a car accident has claimed the life of a child and seriously injured 2 others on Tuesday, May 22. The car accident occurred around 11:25 a.m. on Kentucky 228.
According to the local sheriff’s department, Sarah Lewis, 34, was driving a Chevy Blazer when she lost control behind the wheel. The vehicle came off the road and overturned. She and her 9-year-old child, Joseph, were both ejected from the Blazer. No other vehicles were involved in the car crash.
Joseph was pronounced dead at the accident scene by a Meade County coroner. Lewis and another passenger, Dallas Sizemore, 11, were transported to University Hospital, where they are listed in serious condition.
Although the cause is currently unknown, accidents such as these may have occurred due to ill-maintained road conditions, in which the city may be held accountable, or another driver’s negligence. If proven, the victims can pursue compensation.
If you or a loved one is a victim of a car accident, contact a personal injury attorney at the law firm of Gray & White. They are highly knowledgeable of the complexities of Kentucky auto accidents and can help you receive the compensation you need and deserve. Contact them today at (502) 210-8942.