Richmond, KY (March 28, 2024) – One person lost their life in a head-on crash that occurred on an interstate in Richmond. The collision took place in the southbound lanes of Interstate 75 near exit 87. Police report that a vehicle was headed north when it was involved in a head-on accident with another vehicle. An individual identified as 23-year-old Taylor Baltimore lost their life in the accident. They were pronounced deceased at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital at 3:55 p.m. Authorities in Richmond continue to investigate.

Car Crashes in Kentucky

Richmond, KY - Taylor Baltimore Killed in Head-On Crash on I-75 near Exit 87In Kentucky, auto accidents happen hundreds of times per day. On average, the state sees more than 100,000 traffic collisions each year. Sadly, tens of thousands of people suffer injuries in these wrecks while thousands more end up losing their lives. Across the nation, millions of people end up injured every year due to traffic collisions. Regrettably, most of these incidents are preventable and caused by driver negligence. 

Negligent driving has become a prominent issue in the United States, especially in the past decade. Things like distraction, fatigue, speeding, and intoxication have become dangerous and deadly issues that cause over 94% of American auto accidents every year. Suffering injuries in a serious car crash can be a devastating and overwhelming experience, causing you to become stuck in the hospital, away from work, and your loved ones. This type of situation can be stressful for anyone to endure, especially those with families to support. 

At the Byrnes Law Office, we have been working for decades to help crash victims and their loved ones recover in numerous ways. We will handle the legal aspect of your claim so you can focus on recovering physically, emotionally, and financially. We know how difficult a time like this can be, which is why we have made it our personal and professional duty to help crash victims and their loved ones get the financial compensation and justice they deserve.

Losing a loved one is the only thing worse than being hurt in a crash yourself. At the Byrnes Law Firm, our skilled wrongful death attorneys in Richmond have been working for decades to help the loved ones of deceased crash victims recover. We can help you by building you a strong legal claim that proves the fact that another individual caused your family member’s accident, and, subsequently, the damages that followed. Call our firm at (502)364-2500 to learn about how we can help you through this trying time in your life.