The Kentucky State Police report ten fatalities on the road during the one-week period beginning on Monday, March 4, 2013 and ending on Sunday, March 10, 2013. These fatalities bring the total number of people killed on Kentucky roads to 98 from January 1, 2013 – March 10, 2013, according to the preliminary information received by the Kentucky State Police.
For the week of March 4, 2013 the State Police report:
- An accident in Henry County that killed two people. Neither of the victims were wearing seat belts, according to the State Police report.
- Two separate crashes in Jefferson County that each resulted in one fatality. One of the victims was believed to be wearing a seat belt, and the other was not. Alcohol may have been a factor in one of the crashes.
- A single-fatality crash in Ballard County. Alcohol may have been a factor in this crash.
- A single-fatality crash in Grayson County.
- A single-fatality crash in Hopkins County. Alcohol may have been a factor in this crash.
- A single-fatality crash in Laurel County.
- A single-fatality crash in Letcher County.
- A single-fatality in a motorcycle accident in Greenup County.
State Police caution that these numbers are preliminary because some local law enforcement agencies throughout the state may not yet have reported the accidents or fatalities in their jurisdictions.
Our Kentucky car accident lawyers extend their sincere condolences to the family and friends of the ten people who were reported killed on Kentucky roads during the week of March 4 and to any other families who are grieving the loss of a loved one after a Kentucky car crash.