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Accident in Jeffersontown Leaves 1 Dead, 1 in Critical Condition

Emma D'Arpino3 months ago

WHAS reported that a pedestrian died in Jeffersontown, Kentucky on Tuesday night due to a car accident

About the Fatal Car Accident

Police say that two people were hit by a vehicle at the 9300 block of Taylorsville near Hurstbourne Lane. 

One victim died, and the other victim was transported to the hospital to be treated for critical injuries.

The incident remains under investigation.    

Information About Pedestrian Safety

All information is provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

  • In 2011, 4,432 pedestrians were killed and an estimated 69,000 pedestrians were injured by vehicles in the U.S.
  • Additionally, in the same year, 73% of pedestrian fatalities occurred in an urban setting compared to a rural setting. 
  • Furthermore, 70% of pedestrian fatalities occurred from 6 p.m.- 5:59 a.m.
  • The state of Kentucky had 50 pedestrian fatalities in the year 2011. 

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