Maybe you purposefully called 511 before you set out on Interstate 75, or maybe you have the radio on often enough to hear of daily traffic accidents. Each time you hear of such a crash, you give a momentary thought to those who have been hurt or killed—and then you think about the traffic implications of the accident.
Accidents Are Common on I-75 in Kentucky
In 2013 (the most recent year for which statistics are available), the Commonwealth of Kentucky reports the following accidents:
- 2,929 collisions involving all vehicles on I-75.
- 11 fatal accidents involving all vehicles on I-75.
- 11 deaths from accidents involving all vehicles on I-75.
- 695 injuries involving all vehicles on I-75.
- 8,426 trucks involved in collisions statewide.
- 74 fatal truck collisions statewide.
- 1315 injury collisions statewide.
- 19 fatal truck collisions on interstates in Kentucky.
- 357 truck accident injuries on interstates in Kentucky.
Each of these accidents significantly affected the lives of those who were hurt and their families.
But This Time, It Was Personal
This time you did not need to call 511 for traffic conditions, nor did you need to listen the radio to hear about the accident near Williamsburg, Corbin, Richmond or Lexington. Instead, this time it was your car that was hit by a truck and it is you and your passengers who are suffering the consequences of the crash.
This time it is you who needs help, so that you can limit the impact of the wreck for yourself and your family. Accordingly, we encourage you to make sure that you get the necessary medical help for your physical injuries, and we invite you to start a live chat with us today to find out more about how to protect your financial recovery.