Man Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash near Mount Vernon, KY
One man was killed and several other people were injured in a collision involving three tractor trailers and four passenger cars on Interstate 75 near Mount Vernon, KY, on Sunday, April 1. According to WHIOTV.com, heavy rains contributed to the crash, but no other information detailing how the crash happened was available. One man was pronounced dead at the scene, and three others were taken to a nearby medical facility with non-life-threatening injuries.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckInjuries.com, about 27 percent of drivers of large trucks involved in a fatal truck accident had at least one prior speeding conviction. By contrast, 19 percent of drivers of passenger cars involved in a fatal crash committed previous speeding infractions.