Countless people set out on the open road every single day. While the majority of these trips go without incident, there are some that unfortunately end in a tragic car accident. Such a situation occurred recently in Bracken County, leaving one dead, several seriously injured, and many unanswered questions.
According to the Kentucky State Police, an accident involving two vehicles occurred in during the afternoon near Eden Ridge Road in Foster, Kentucky. One person died as a result of the crash while at least three others were taken to local hospitals and listed in critical condition.
The accident is currently being investigated and reconstructed by the police, meaning details are slim, but negligence often comes into play with such horrible accidents. When the cause of the accident is discovered, the surviving individuals involved may be able to file a lawsuit in order to recover damages pertaining to their no-doubt massive medical expenses.
Seeking such damages can help those affected by car accidents move through the stressful time more comfortably, but pursuing such lawsuits requires proper legal representation. Seeking an attorney experienced in such matters can help those involved in such situations move forward with a solid plan of legal action, ensure that all rights are maintained during investigative process, and more pertaining to the legal procedure.
While most trips in our cars go without incident, knowing there is support when things do go wrong can be an invaluable help. No one should ever be alone during the aftermath of an accident, and experienced legal representation can be sure of that.
Source: Maysville-online.com, “One dead in Bracken accident,” Christy Howell-Hoots, Aug. 25, 2017
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