Two separate Louisville motorcycle accidents claimed the lives of two motorcyclists on Thursday, May 2, 2013. According to officials, both fatal crashes took place on Thursday morning.
The first tragic accident occurred around midnight. According to the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD), a motorcycle and car collided with each other on Fern Valley Road at Industrial Boulevard. The motorcyclist suffered critical injuries and was taken to University Hospital. Sadly, he died around 1:20 a.m.
The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the motorcyclist as 62-year-old Philip C. Frey, of Louisville, and confirmed that he died from blunt force injuries. Authorities have indicated that Frey was not wearing his helmet. It was also confirmed by LMPD that he was traveling with a passenger who was injured in this crash; however, the extent of the passenger’s injuries have not been released.
The second fatal Northern Kentucky motorcycle crash that occurred early the same morning took place around 2:30 a.m. This accident happened on Lower Hunters Trace at Triplett Drive. The Louisville Metro Police Department indicated that 23-year-old Victor L. Williams, of Louisville, lost control of his motorcycle and drove his bike off the roadway and crashed into a guardrail.
Williams was not wearing a helmet at the time of the wreck, and he died at the accident scene.
Investigations are still continuing, as police have not released the causes of these crashes.
Our Northern Kentucky personal injury lawyers at the Law Office of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends who list their loves ones in these motorcycle accidents.