Complete Clay County, KY accident reports and news.
Accidents in Clay County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Clay County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in Clay County, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.
After a Clay County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.
Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.
Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential claim. Accident Data Center can help you by connecting you with our network of experienced injury lawyers who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.
Accident Reports by city
Most recent accident reports
William B. Collins, 45, and Tanner A. Reisig, 22, killed in collision on Howell Rogers Parkway near Manchester, Kentucky
Mylee Murphy, 9, swims to safety after mother Chasity Murphy, 34, killed in crash into Big Creek in Clay County, Kentucky
Judy Pennington-Adams, 63, Charlene Lewis, 59, and Tiffany Williams, 23, and unborn baby killed, and Jason Gibson, 40, injured in head-on collision on Hal Rogers Parkway in Clay County, Kentucky
Leslie Abner was driving his car eastbound on Kentucky 472 when he lost control of his vehicle on a curve and dropped off an embankment. His vehicle struck two trees before stopping. Abner was the only one in the vehicle at the time. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Two men were using a John Deere tractor to remove an SUV from a muddy road. The tractor rolled over a 50 ft embankment, and Napier was killed. Further details about the accident are unknown.