Posted on Mar. 15 2017 in Car Accident Information
As a portage stop in the early 1700s and a railroad hub in the 1800s, Louisville is a city built on transportation. With a total of six U.S. highways serving the city and commuters passing through from throughout the country, Louisville’s status as a transportation hub still stands strong. However, new accident data from the Louisville police department reveals that such a status comes with a cost. Altogether, there were 5,101 motor vehicle accidents that occurred in Louisville in 2016. Overall, accidents were evenly dispersed by date and time with the largest number of collisions occurring in October (479 accident reports) and crashes frequently occurring at 5 pm (31 accidents).
Posted on May. 10 2016 in Car Accident Information
<a href=’#’><img alt=’Dashboard 1 ‘ src=’https://public.tableau.com/static/images/Je/JeffersonCountyAccidentMapAutoSize/Dashboard1/1_rss.png’ style=’border: none’ /></a> Louisville’s Most Dangerous Intersections and Roadways Kentucky’s roadways are headed down a dangerous path for motorists. Fatal crash rates have risen significantly over the past few years; in 2015, the total number of people killed in car accidents on the state’s roads was 761, compared to 672 in 2014 and 638 in 2013. For 2016, the statistics are looking even worse. As of May 10th, 239 people have died, compared to 222 and 198 for the same periods in 2015 and 2014, respectively. The state’s overall vehicle accident death rate is higher than the national average and also has seen an upward