Kentucky Police have reported that a serious car accident that happened on I-64 in Harrison County, Kentucky is due to a minivan backing up in an attempt to make a u-turn. The car crash happened on Interstate 64 near mile marker 101. Gina Lee, age 34, of Henderson, Kentucky was driving a minivan when she came to a stop in the inside lane of westbound traffic, drove the van in reverse, attempting to return to a u-turn spot in the median. The Minivan was struck in the rear by a woman from Missouri who was driving a Toyota Prius. The woman from Missouri was taken to the hospital with injuries. Ms. Lee was STAT flighted to UL Hospital. Michael Lee, age 28, of Madisonville, Kentucky was a passenger in the van and was taken to Floyd Memorial Hospital form his injures. A 15 year old girl was asleep in the rear of the minivan and was taken to Kosair Children’s Hospital for her injures.
The female driver of the Prius, from Missouri, will have legal claims for her injuries from this accident. Mr. Lee, the passenger in the van, and the 15 year old girl in the back of the van, will also have legal claims to recovery their damages. This accident appears to clearly be the fault of Gina Lee.
For more information on the legal rights of people injured in Kentucky car accidents, contact Kentucky Injury Attorney Brent T. Ackerson and the Ackerson Law Offices at (502) 882-5176 or email Attorney Ackerson directly. (by clicking here).