Car Accident Round-Up – Two Dead After KY Police Chase

Police Chase in KY Leaves Two Dead
Police in Louisville, KY chased a stolen vehicle down Dixie Highway near the Watterson Expressway Friday morning, according to WHAS 11.com.  The driver of the stolen vehicle crashed the car into a utility pole causing the driver and his teenage passenger to be ejected.  The teenager was pronounced dead at the scene.  The car also fatally struck a passenger.  The policeman involved in the chase has been placed on routine leave during the investigation.

Ohio Accident – 2 Dead, 2 Injured
An early morning car accident on Saturday left two people dead and two injured.  The four were riding together when the driver apparently lost control of the vehicle, ran off the highway striking a sign post and overturning.  The accident on I-71 in Deerfield Township, about 15 miles northeast of Cincinnati, resulted in the two back-seat passengers being ejected from the vehicle.  They were pronounced dead at the scene. Police report that the driver did not have the car’s lights on making it difficult for others to see the accident.  The driver and front-seat passenger were taken to the hospital for their injuries.

Loose Musical Case Causes Fatal Head Injuries
 According to the Salt Lake Tribune, a Colorado man died in an accident on I-70 near Richfield, UT after the SUV in which he was a passenger was rear-ended in stopped traffic. The westbound SUV was stopped in traffic while crews conducted power line work.  A driver in a Honda Element did not stop in time, and rear-ended the SUV, then struck another vehicle before running off the road.  The passenger in the SUV was struck in the head by a musical case inside the vehicle that was propelled forward upon impact.  The man died the next day from his injuries.  Police report the driver in the Element showed signs and symptoms of drug use. Minor injuries were reported for the others. 

Poor Weather to Blame for Fatal Crash
WIVB.com reports a Hamburg, NY woman died in a two-car accident on Camp Road between St. Francis and Victory in Hamburg around 3 p.m. Friday afternoon.  The woman apparently lost control of her vehicle and spun out into the northbound lanes where she was then struck by a pick-up truck.  Police are continuing to investigate, however they believe the accident was caused by bad weather conditions. 

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