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The Dangerous Trend in Pedestrian and Cyclist Deaths

Key Points of This Article: The number of pedestrians and cyclists who have been killed by motor vehicles has continued to quickly rise in recent years. In 2019, pedestrian deaths reached the highest level in nearly three decades, according to new estimates by the Governors Highway Safety Association. A cyclist or pedestrian’s chances of dying increase [...]

What You Need to Know About Electric Scooter Accident Risks

Key Points of This Article: In Western Kentucky, electric stand-up scooters are becoming a more common form of micro-transportation and a way for college students to commute to and from campus. Scooter drivers are exposed, with no metal frame to protect them in the case of a collision like they would have when riding in [...]

Personal Injury Accident Trends To Watch For In 2020

Rhoads & Rhoads is one of the largest personal injury firms in Western Kentucky with an earned reputation for being aggressive injury attorneys who get results. Personal injury attorneys handle all types of injury and disability cases including motor vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse, wrongful death, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice, disability and more. Statistical research, [...]

Nationwide Rise in Pedestrian Accidents a Worrying Trend

Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck at Owensboro Intersection The Owensboro Police Department recently released news that the pedestrian who was struck by a Volkswagen passenger car at the intersection of West 2nd Street at Frayser Avenue on Feb. 22 has passed away from her related accident injuries. The 48-year-old victim was from Owensboro and the [...]

A Look Back on Some of Our Top Blogs of 2018

Top Personal Injury Advice and Accident Prevention Tips of 2018 Our team has been busy welcoming in the New Year! But not before we had the chance to reflect back on what our blog readers and friends via our social communities had to say about the most helpful information and tips we have been sharing [...]

What to Do if You Witness a Hit and Run Accident

Hit and Run Crash Kills Louisville Teen, Police Still Seeking Information A Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) accident report shows a 13-year-old was killed after a hit and run in Chickasaw Park on Monday, May 21 just after 10 p.m. Police say the girl was walking in the 1200 block of Southwestern Parkway when a car [...]

By |2018-05-29T16:22:29+00:00May 17th, 2018|Car Accident, Pedestrian Accident|0 Comments

Driver in Fatal Lexington Car Crash Was Having a Medical Emergency

Tragedy Strikes Both Pedestrian and Driver in Deadly Lexington Crash Two elderly men recently died in an evening hours motor vehicle vs. pedestrian crash near Glendover Elementary School in Lexington. The Fayette County Coroner's Office say the pedestrian who was struck and killed in this crash was age 77 and a 58-year-old man was the [...]

Our Top Trick-or-Treating Safety Hacks For Parents and Homeowners

Halloween Top Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips For Kentucky Families For the Kentucky families that celebrate the Halloween season, it is no doubt they have started their countdown to the candy collection dress up event known as Trick-or-Treating. There are many safety issues that can arise on this fun night mostly caused by distracted motorists and irresponsible [...]

Pedestrians and Drivers Must Work Together to Avoid Accidents

Homeless Man Dies In Fayette County Pedestrian Car Crash Lexington police have recently reported a pedestrian death after a homeless man was struck and killed at Winchester and Elkhorn roads in the Hamburg area. A 25-year-old Winchester woman, was the operator of the inbound vehicle that caused a blunt force trauma to the pedestrian after [...]

By |2020-02-06T16:19:23+00:00October 5th, 2017|Auto Accidents, Pedestrian Accident, Tips|0 Comments

Children at Higher Risk of Pedestrian Accidents on Halloween

This week all across Kentucky, children are getting costumes ready for one of their all-time favorite holidays. Halloween is on Monday, and trick-or-treating and other community events are planned over the upcoming weekend and through Monday night. It’s important to remember Halloween safety as you send your pirates, witches, ghosties, and ghoulies out to festivities. [...]

By |2017-07-19T19:36:02+00:00October 26th, 2016|Pedestrian Accident|0 Comments