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Two-vehicle collision in Madisonville hurts one

Madisonville, Kentucky resident James Allison sustained non-life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle collision that occurred in the 200 block of Beulah Road last Monday, September 19.

According to preliminary investigations made by the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office, Marilyn Montgomery was headed west in a small truck along the highway when the accident occurred. She made a left turn into a parking lot, and crashed into the motorcycle that Allison was operating. Allison was taken by Med Center Ambulance service to Baptist Health Hospital for immediate treatment of his non-life-threatening injuries. No party involved in the accident was seriously injured.

At the Sampson Law Firm, we understand that car accidents are devastating, and we are prepared to take legal action against the people responsible for accidents caused by negligence and irresponsibility. If you were the victim of a car accident in Louisville or another area of Kentucky, seek our legal assistance and discuss your case by calling our offices today at (502) 584-5050.


Two semi-truck accidents briefly close I-65 S

Interstate 65 south was closed to public traffic on May 27 due to two different vehicular accidents that happened within 50 yards of each other, WHAS11 reported.

The first accident, which involved three commercial vehicles and a passenger car, did not result in any injuries, although a large amount of diesel oil spilled into the roadway because of the incident.

The second accident also involved three commercial trucks and an automobile, but this time injuries were reported. Police officers said two of three semi drivers had to be taken to the University of Louisville Hospital for treatment of their serious injuries.

Police said they are still conducting investigations into both accidents.

The attorneys at the Sampson Law Firm in Louisville represent those who have been injured through no fault of their own. If you have experienced this, our legal team may advocate on your behalf for the funds you need to cover damages, including expensive medical bills. Call us at (502) 584-5050 today to learn more.


One dead in vehicle-garbage truck collision in Kentucky

According to the Bullitt County Coroner’s Office, 29-year-old Bardstown, Kentucky resident Samantha Greenwell was killed at around 5:30 p.m. after the vehicle she was driving pulled into the path of a garbage truck, resulting in a collision, WDRB News reported. The accident occurred August 21 on Highway 245 in Bullitt County.

The intersection of Highway 245 and Happy Hollow Road, just outside a Jim Beam distillery factory, was closed to public traffic as a result of the accident and on-site investigation. Bullitt County dispatchers said the road was closed until 10 p.m. later the same day. Police investigators are still attempting to determine the details surrounding the fatal car accident.

Funeral arrangements for the deceased were not yet confirmed at the time of the article.

The attorneys at the Sampson Law Firm are deeply sorry for this incident and extend their sincere condolences to the friends and family suffering during this difficult time.


Firefighter killed by passing semi-truck

While putting out a van fire in the southbound lanes of I-65, a semi-truck collided with mother and son volunteer firefighters Lisa, 43, and Jonathan French, 25, resulting in the death of Jonathan, WLKY reported on August 6.

Lisa, was flown to the University of Louisville Hospital and was reportedly in stable condition with a broken knee and dislocated elbow. The Glendale Fire Department was run by Jonathan’s uncle,  Fire Chief Richard Peters. Before the accident, the team was attempting to extinguish a van on fire along I-65 in Hardin County. As a precaution, an additional fire truck was placed behind the group. However, the passing semi-truck hit both the truck and Jonathan. Peters assured that all safety procedures were followed that day.

There has yet to be any charges pressed, but police continue to investigate the details of the incident to determine fault.

The attorneys at the Sampson Law Firm extend their sincere condolences to the friends and family suffering from this great loss.