Car Accident Round-Up – Kentucky Wrong-Way Driver Leads to Fatal Collision
Two women die in head-on collision when they enter highway in the wrong lane
Two Die in Kentucky Head-On Accident
According to WKYT.com, two women in an SUV heading south in the northbound lanes of I-75 just south of Exit 87 in Richmond, Kentucky died when they struck a tractor-trailer head-on. The driver of the SUV entered the I-75 ramp heading the wrong direction resulting in the fatal crash. The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries. The early, Friday morning crash resulted in a several hour traffic backup.
Fatal Montana Vehicle Accident
A Sunday morning vehicle accident near Billings, Montana has left one person dead and another person seriously injured. Q2 reports that a Mercury Sable struck a van that was then t-boned by a Buick on Highway 3 North at mile marker 23. The passenger of the van was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the van was airlifted to the local hospital. No other injuries were reported. The police are investigating the accident as two separate collisions.
Elderly Couple Dies in Delaware Car Accident
Police in Camden, Delaware report that a Saturday evening crash at Main Street and Camden-Wyoming Avenue resulted in the death of a couple. According to DelawareOnline, the 87-year-old driver of a Malibu apparently lost control of his vehicle causing him to veer off the road, strike a curb then travel across the road hitting another curb and utility pole, and finally striking a Saturn. The driver of the Saturn suffered non life-threatening injuries. The man and his 85-year-old wife both died at the scene.
NY Driver Charged with DWI Following Fatal Wreck
A New York man has been arrested with DWI after a Sunday morning crash left an off-duty policeman dead and two others injured. The 25-year-old policeman was driving a Nissan Maxima, with his girlfriend as a passenger, on the Southern State Parkway in Long Island, when he was rear-ended by another vehicle. The impact sent the Maxima through a guardrail causing it to flip over and roll down an embankment. The policeman was pronounced dead at the hospital. His girlfriend suffered minor injuries. The other driver also suffered only minor injuries, and was then charged with second-degree vehicular manslaughter, driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, assault and speeding.
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