• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: March 2020
Semi-Truck Crash in Kentucky Injures Texas Driver

McCracken County, Kentucky (3/26/2020) – A wreck involving two semi-trucks in McCracken County, Kentucky left one Texas driver with fatal wounds.

The accident happened Thursday morning on Interstate 24 around 12:41 a.m. According to police, the truck driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into another semi.

Both semis ended up on the south side of the interstate and barrels of herbicide were scattered across the interstate.

The Texas driver hauling the herbicide, Ricardo Contrearas, was taken to the hospital for incapacitating injuries.

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

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Source: KFVS 12

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Graham Sutliff is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Among other awards and certifications, he is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Super Lawyer for the past decade. In 2019 alone, Graham recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients who were injured by others. To learn more about Graham, click here.

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