Louisville, KY (March 22, 2024) – A woman was hit and killed on the Second Street Bridge on Thursday morning.

According to LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell, the call occurred around 6:20 a.m. of a pedestrian being hit by a vehicle on the Second Street bridge. Investigation revealed a woman was walking along the roadway of the bridge when she was hit. Per the latest reports released by the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office, the 38-year-old woman died from her injuries shortly after she was taken to the hospital. No further details have been released, however, and officers continue to investigate in the interim.

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

Fatal Vehicle Collisions in Kentucky

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.

In a claim for damages resulting from an automobile accident in Louisville, recoverable damages include not just medical bills and lost earnings but also elements like pain and suffering, loss of consortium, and other similar factors. Should your injuries be the result of the negligent conduct of another motorist, it is in your best interest to seek the assistance of a personal injury attorney in order to get the financial compensation that you are entitled to.

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 Louisville 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. You and your family deserve justice and fair compensation after a crash has upended your lives.