Woman dies after crash on Newburg Road near Champions Trace Lane
A woman has died as a result of head injuries sustained in a serious crash in West Buechel Tuesday afternoon.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A woman has died as a result of head injuries sustained in a serious crash in West Buechel Tuesday afternoon. She has been identified as 67-year-old Alice Jones.
Metrosafe tells WDRB it happened on Newburg Road, near Champions Trace Lane, just before 2:30 p.m.
According to LMPD Spokesperson Alicia Smiley,Jones was traveling westbound on Champions Trace Lane when she ran the red light at the end of the intersection with Newburg Road.
She struck a man driving a second vehicle, traveling southbound on Newburg Road. Upon impact, the woman's vehicle rotated and came to a stop off the road.
Jones was transported to the hospital where she died on Friday as a result of her injuries.
The driver of the second vehicle was also transported to the hospital, with non-life threatening injuries.
Newburg Road was closed during cleanup and investigation by the LMPD traffic unit.
No charges are expected in the crash.
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