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Jonathon Kirk is in Critical Condition and Another Person Hospitalized After a Semi-Truck Accident in Crab Orchard, Kentucky

Crab Orchard, Kentucky – One man was critically injured, and another person was hospitalized after a semi-truck collided with their SUV. The incident happened at the intersection of Lamb Road and U.S. Hwy. 150.

According to reports, the incident involved a small SUV traveling eastbound and a westbound flatbed truck that turned into its path, impacting the driver’s side of the SUV.

Two individuals were transported to the hospital with injuries. One, identified as Jonathon Kirk, is in critical condition.

Further details will be provided as they become available.

Thoughts on Semi-Truck Collisions

The injured in this incident deserve answers. Why did the semi-truck fail to yield and collide with the SUV? Was the driver distracted or simply chose to ignore safety road rules? Did the trucking company do their due diligence in hiring a safe driver and provide the driver with proper safety training? Answers to these questions will help the injured receive justice owed to them.

Handling the aftermath of a collision can be a complex and overwhelming process: dealing with physical pain, emotional suffering, mounting bills, and uncooperative parties can take its toll. May the injured find the support they need to endure this difficult process.



The Ammons Law Firm represents clients nationwide in catastrophic injury and wrongful death litigation, with extensive experience in complex auto/tire defect and commercial vehicle cases.

Disclaimer: This post is not legal advice. Information contained in this blog was compiled from third-party sources or is the opinion of the author. Please inform us immediately if false or misleading information is contained in this post.


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