On Jan. 18, a 26-year-old woman was killed in an early morning crash on Dixie Highway. The accident occurred at Greenwood Road in the Pleasure Ridge Park just after 4 a.m., according to the Louisville Metro Police Department.
Many people who are involved in a motor vehicle accident in Kentucky suffer from a whiplash injury as a result. Whiplash injuries are not visible externally so others may minimize them. To someone who suffers from whiplash, however, the injury and associated pain is very real. Whiplash results from a sudden movement of the head and neck from side-to-side or from front-to-back.
Kentucky drivers should be thoroughly aware of the dangers of intoxication and driving while impaired by drugs. In the United States, nearly 30 people die every day from accidents related to alcohol impairment. The annual toll of these accidents reaches more than $59 billion.