On Monday April 12th WLKY reported a collision between a SUV and a semi-truck occurred at Muhammad Ali Boulevard and 13th street at 12:30p.m. This accident resulted in a large oil spill. Crews on the scene were able to prevent the oil from spilling into the sewers and avoid any large-scale environmental impact which would have resulted.
There were, however, some power outages in the surrounding areas because of the accident. Officials from Louisville Gas and Electric and The Metro Sewer District say they will continue to work to get this resolved but they did not give a time or date. Note that there may be traffic delays in this area as a result.
Steps to Take After an Accident
All parties involved were able to get out of their vehicle to safety. However, this is a reminder of just how dangerous car accidents can be. In this situation anytime gas is leaking there is a danger of a fire starting so it was imperative that the occupants of the vehicle get away from the wreck as soon as possible. When you are in an accident it is important for you to get to safety as soon as possible and away from danger to prevent further injury.
Once safe, it is also crucial to contact authorities immediately car clashes can affect the surrounding environment and others in the area. In this case, it was imperative that the authorities and crew arrived as soon as they could to contain the oil spill and keep it from infecting the sewers and spreading else ware. When you have a wreck be sure to call the police and get authorities on site to help prevent any more damage to yourself or others.
Get Help From a Lawyer
Car accidents such as the one above can be very frightening events. Emotions run high and this can be a difficult time for anyone. This is why it is important to call an attorney to help you work through any problems you are having. The legal team at Meagher Injury Lawyers, PLLC is here to assist you with your needs after an accident. We will work to get you the compensation you need to help get your life back on track.