Lexington Car Accident Attorneys

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https://www.hessigandpohl.com/lexington/car-accident-attorneys/ Car accidents happen everyday on the streets and highways in Lexington. No matter how safely and defensively you drive, the other drivers on the road could be driving negligently and recklessly. If you or a loved one has been involved in a car accident in the Lexington area, you need experienced personal injury lawyers on your side. The initial consultation is free. Hessig & Pohl is ready to help you. https://www.hessigandpohl.com/practice-areas/car-accidents/ Call today to speak with a Lexington car accident attorneys at Hessig & Pohl Hessig & Pohl 922 Franklin St. Louisville, KY 40206 (502) 777-1111 https://www.hessigandpohl.com

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Lexington Car Accident A t orne y s

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Car accidents happen everyday on the streets and highways in Lexington. No mater how safely and defensively you drive the other drivers on the road could be driving negligently and recklessly. According to Lexington police department statstcs the department responds to more than 6000 trafc calls every month. The department tracks accidents trafc stops and DUI arrests and makes these statstcs available to the public. Here is what you need to know about staying safe in Lexington. 1400 29 275 1 in 3 APPROX AN AVERAGE OF Motor vehicle accidents occur every month in Lexington. Of these accidents involve alcohol. accidents are rear-end collisions accidents involve a hit-and-run EVERY MONTH

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Alumni Drive between Man O War Blvd Yellowstone Pkwy Man O War Blvd between Alumni Drive Easthills Drive Bryan Ave-Bryan Staton Rd E New Circle Rd E New Circle Rd between KY4 Exit 15 ramp from US25 N Life Ln-Woodhill Dr Where are accidents happening in Lexington In Lexington most accidents occur between 1:00 and 4:00 pm with an additonal spike around 7:30 during morning rush hour. Due to the volume and speed of trafc traveling on it daily Interstate 75 is one of the most dangerous roads in terms of trafc fatalites. However the majority of accidents do not occur there. Here are the top 5 collision locatons by frequency. Moore Dr Nicholasville Rd

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Coleman Ct Newtown Pike E Vine Street Rose Street Man O War Blvd Nicholasville Rd Moore Dr Nicholasville Rd S Broadway W Vine Street Most dangerous intersectons for red light running in Lexington Research shows that over half of all drivers — 56 percent — admit to running red lights some of the tme. Some people run red lights because they are in a hurry and feel the risk is justfed. Others cannot help but run red lights because they are speeding and cannot stop in tme. In Lexington there are fve intersectons that see the most accidents monthly due to red light running. These intersectons include: Accidents caused by drivers running red lights Every month in Lexington and average of 75 collisions are caused because a vehicle runs a red light. Five intersectons in Lexington stand out with the highest number of lights run. Red light running accidents can be partcularly dangerous because both vehicles moving through the intersecton are usually traveling at high speeds. In the United States approximately two people die every day in crashes where one driver ran a red light. No mater what the ratonale running a red light is never a good idea.

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How does Fayete County rank Fayete County is Kentucky’s second largest county behind Jeferson County. Fayete County has approximately 323000 people and which is about double the number of people in the third largest county Kenton County. The territory of Fayete County is coextensive with Lexington meaning that Lexington is the only city in Fayete County. In 2018 there were 13582 Fayete County accidents reported. Of those 2150 resulted in non-fatal but serious injury over 11000 resulted in property damage and 30 resulted in one or more fatalites. In total 32 people were killed in Lexington car accidents and 2976 were injured. Trafc citatons in Lexington According to the Lexington police department over 200000 trafc citatons and warnings are issued every year. In Lexington men are more likely to be issued both citatons and warnings. Lexington police department statstcs show that over the last fve years: 60 of citatons were issued to men 62 of charges were issued to men 61 of warnings were issued to men 13582 ACCIDENTS

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Types of accidents in Fayete County Drunk driving is a major problem in Kentucky. In 2018 there were a total of 3580 Kentucky drunk driving accidents 370 of which occurred in Fayete County. Over 160 people were seriously injured in Lexington drunk driving accidents in 2018 alone. Speed-related car accidents Motorcycle accidents Truck accidents Accidents resultng in serious injury Drunk driving accidents In 2016 there were 111 fatal Kentucky motorcycle accidents. This was the highest number of motorcycle fatalites in ten years. Despite what some may believe most motorcycle accidents – 66 out of the total 11 – involved experienced riders with valid licenses who had obtained the motorcycle endorsement on their license. Just seven fatalites involved those without a license and 14 involved motorcyclists with expired or suspended licenses. According to the Kentucky state government Fayete County ranks second for:

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If you or a loved one has been involved in a car accident in the Lexington area you need experienced personal injury lawyers on your side. The inital consultaton is free. Hessig Pohl is ready to help you. www.hessigandpohl.com 502 777-1111 Can I aford a Lexington accident lawyer Quite simply the answer is “Yes.” One of the reasons why Hessig Pohl is such a popular choice among Lexington accident victms is that our representaton does not cost you anything out-of-pocket.

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