Head-on collision in downtown Louisville leaves 2 motorcyclists hurt and 1 dead
LMPD suspects alcohol was a factor in the fatal crash Sunday night.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- One person was killed when a car turned into the path of a group of motorcycles traveling downtown.
The crash happened about 11 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of East Broadway and South Hancock.
LMPD said the driver of a white Chevy Impala turned left onto South Hancock from Broadway in the direct path of the group of motorcyclists.
The car hit at least three motorcyclists. One, 34-year-old Shawn Cardwell, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Two other motorcyclists and the driver of the Impala were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
LMPD said the motorcyclists were traveling westbound on Broadway at a high rate of speed. Investigators suspect alcohol was a factor in the crash.
The LMPD Traffic Unit is investigating. Charges are expected.
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