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Car accident injuries don't always hurt right away

After a car crash, there are many injuries you may suffer from that you won't know about right away. In fact, there are at least seven different injury symptoms that are delayed after crashes. Things like bruising, shoulder pain, headaches, changes in personality, abdominal swelling, numbness or lower back pain don't always show up right away.

You can be compensated following a car crash

Struggling with a brain injury makes it difficult to do the things you're used to doing. You may find it hard to communicate or control your emotions. You could suffer from headaches or be sensitive to light. You may have significant brain damage or have a mild concussion that requires a few weeks of rest without going to work.

Dealing with post-traumatic stress following a car accident

Being involved in a car accident can be very stressful, emotional and painful. Victims who suffer minor injuries can have long lasting effects just as much as victims who suffer major injuries. One common issue that arises after a car accident along the Dixie Highway is post-traumatic stress. Here are some tips for dealing with this after an accident.

Never Forget the Horror of Drunk Driving

It is one of those days etched in the memories of Bullitt County residents: May 14, 1988. Just an hour's drive northeast of Shepherdsville, the worst drunken driving accident in U.S. history took place in Carroll County on Interstate 71. An impaired driver going the wrong way on the highway slammed his pick-up truck into a converted school bus. The impact ruptured the bus's gas tank and within moments there was an explosion and then flames engulfed the vehicle. Twenty-four children died that night, along with three adults.

3-vehicle crash kills Frankfort man on U.S. 127

A three-vehicle crash killed a Frankfort man on U.S. 127 on Friday night. Three other victims were transported to the hospital. The lone fatality from the accident was pronounced at the scene and the coroner's office said the injuries were consistent with the accident. The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

How do I prepare my car for summer to avoid Highway 44 accidents?

The summer months are right around the corner, which means you should prepare your car now for the road trips you will embark on with family and friends. Preventive or routine maintenance for your car can help prevent accidents on the Dixie Highway. So, what can be done to prepare a car for summer?

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