Man dies in accident on Preston Hwy. near Glen Rose Drive - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Man dies in accident on Preston Hwy. near Glen Rose Drive

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police say one man died Friday afternoon after a car accident that took place near the intersection of Preston Highway and Glen Rose Drive.

According to LMPD spokesman Dwight Mitchell, a witness told police the driver of a Ford F-150 pickup truck was traveling southbound on Preston Highway when it was involved in a collision with a Ford Ranger that was traveling eastbound from the parking lot of the nearby Meijer.

"According to witnesses, the driver of the Ford F-150 ran the traffic light and struck the Ford Ranger," Mitchell said in a written statement. "The driver of the Ford Ranger was taken to University [Hospital] where he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the Ford F-150 was taken to Suburban Hospital, along with three other passengers, all appearing to have minor injuries."

Mitchell said the LMPD Traffic Unit is investigating the case.

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