A two-vehicle Louisville collision took the life of a 23-year-old man last month. It was reported that the crash occurred on Friday May 10, 2013 at or near the intersection of Baxter Avenue and Eastern Parkway in Louisville.
According to Louisville police, 23-year-old Clay Mauldin was traveling north on Baxter Avenue on his moped when a Chevy Silverado hit him that was traveling southbound on Baxter Avenue and attempting to make a left turn on to Eastern Parkway. The media reports that Mr. Mauldin was not wearing a helmet at the time of his accident. There were no immediate reports of serious injury to the driver of the Silverado.
Mr. Mauldin is a graduate of Seneca High School. He was an Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America, and he was a sous chef at Le Relais. He is survived by his mother, his father, his brother, his sister, his grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. His funeral was held on Monday May 13, 2013.
In 2011, the most recent year for which complete data is available, there were 259 motor scooter/motorbike (or moped) accidents in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Four people died in these crashes. Additionally, the Kentucky Transportation Center and Kentucky State Police report more than 32,000 intersection accidents. That makes intersections the site of about 25% of Kentucky crashes.
Our Kentucky wrongful death attorneys extend their deepest condolences to the parents, siblings, relatives, and friends of Mr. Mauldin following this tragic Louisville accident.