Blog

Driver killed, passenger injured when car crashes into building in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, KY – One person was killed and another injured when a car slammed into a building in Louisville on Saturday morning, police said.

According to WAVE, the accident happened after the driver of a Ford Expedition lost control of the vehicle while headed south on National Turnpike at about 1:30 a.m.

Police said the woman driving had veered left, causing the car to rotate and cross into the northbound lanes. The Ford struck a curb and then hit the corner of the building in the 8200 block of National Turnpike.

The driver was later pronounced dead at University of Louisville Hospital. A male passenger was taken to the same hospital, where his injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

The Louisville Metro Police Department is investigating the cause of the crash.

A knowledgeable Louisville car accident lawyer at the Law Office of Alan Rubin stands ready to help in the event of a car accident that left you injured or caused the loss of a loved one.  We will represent your best interests through every phase of the legal process and fight for financial compensation for the expenses you have incurred. We can be reached by phone at (502) 587-1050 or via our online contact form.