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Multiple People Injured by Driver that Flees Traffic Stop

Per WAVE3, Police are searching for a driver who fled from a traffic stop and later collided with multiple vehicles during the early morning of Tuesday, August 30, 2022. Shively police tried to stop a vehicle at Dixie Highway and Gagel Avenue around 1:15 a.m., but the vehicle fled and continued south on Dixie Highway. It was reported that a short time later that the same vehicle struck several vehicles at Dixie Highway and Upper Hunters Trace. Four individuals from the vehicles struck were taken to UofL Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

If you or a loved one have been injured by a hit-and-run driver, you may be entitled to compensation under your own uninsured motorist coverage. Additionally, per Kentucky law (KRS 304-20-045) your automobile insurer is prohibited from raising your insurance rate due to filing an uninsured motorist claim if you are not at fault for the accident. In order to make an uninsured motorist claim for your injuries, you must prove that the crash was caused by another driver. You also must prove that the driver’s vehicle that fled the scene of the wreck made contact with your car and/or that there were witnesses of the accident.

Meagher Injury Lawyers can investigate your hit-and-run injury collision and pursue an uninsured motorist claim on you or your loved one’s behalf. If you are unsure if you have uninsured motorist coverage applicable to your case, give us a call. We will be happy to investigate it for you and determine all available insurance applicable to your case. We help compile all the necessary evidence for your case while you focus on recovering from your injuries. Don’t be a victim of the insurance companies’ tricks. Call us so we can inform you of your legal options and evaluate your case. Don’t Wait. Call Tate!