Hodgenville, KY (April 25, 2024) – A Transportation Cabinet Worker from Kentucky lost his life after a collision in LaRue County. Emergency responders were sent to the scene of the accident at around 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, according to information provided by Kentucky State Police. They went to the scene to investigate near Old Elizabethtown Road shortly after the collision occurred. Reports show a van struck a highway worker who was flagging traffic in the area for reasons still being investigated. The victim was identified as 22-year-old Blake Barnes. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. 

Kentucky Car Crashes

Car accidents in Kentucky can cause serious injury or death to those involved. Suffering injury in a car accident can be a very stressful, overwhelming experience, not to mention expensive. 

If the car accident you were involved in was caused by another person’s negligence, you may be entitled to significant financial compensation for your injuries and losses. Becoming suddenly injured due to a car crash could mean that you may have to deal with immense pain and suffering while being forced to take time away from work to recover.

Recoverable damages in a Louisville car accident claim include lost wages as well as medical expenses, as well as things like pain and suffering, and loss of consortium. Allow a personal injury attorney to assist you in collecting the financial compensation you deserve if your injuries are the result of another driver’s negligent actions. 

Few things are worse than suffering injuries in a car accident, however, losing someone you love is undoubtedly devastating. When you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident, you may be wondering where you can turn to get the help you need. Though right now may seem like no time to think about money, you may be dealing with financial burdens related to the untimely passing of your family member. A wrongful death lawyer in Hodgenville can help you file a wrongful death claim for financial compensation so you can get the money you need to pay for funeral costs and more.

The Byrnes Law Office has been in the business of providing innocent and injured crash victims and their family members with just financial compensation for their injuries and incurred losses for many years. Our skilled legal team will work diligently on your behalf to ensure that your legal rights as an injured crash victim are protected and exercised for you to be able to recover fully and as swiftly as possible. You may be suffering in more ways than one after being injured in a car crash. Call us today at (502)364-2500 to speak with a reputable lawyer concerning your case.