This Kentucky car crash involved a vehicle driven by a Harrodsburg, Kentucky man and a Dodge driven by a Greenfield, Indiana man. The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon when Paul Murray, age 19, attempted to pass a vehicle in a no passing zone at the junction of US 127 and Ky 906, nine miles north of Liberty, Kentucky. Earnest D. Gilbert, age 59, was driving a 2003 Dodge and attempting to make a left turn onto Ky 906 when Murray's vehicle collided with Gilbert's vehicle. Mr. Gilbert was flown to Ephraim McDowell Hospital in Danville, Kentucky to be treated for his injuries. One of Mr. Gilbert's passengers, Jerri Gilbert, was also transported to the same hospital with injuries.
Both Earnest Gilbert and Jerri Gilbert have Kentucky Personal Injury claims against Mr. Murray and the insurance company insuring his vehicle. Under Kentucky law, the Gilberts can claim various legal damages stemming from this accident. (More information on Kentucky legal damages from auto accidents can be found at this link to LEGAL DAMAGES). Kentucky auto accident civil legal damages are intended to compensate person who are negligently injured by others, and include reimbursement for out of pocket expenses, medical bills incurred, and payment for pain & suffering.
More information on the legal rights of persons injured in Kentucky auto accidents can be found at the website of the Ackerson Law Offices, www.kyfirm.com.