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Living in LaRue County
With about 14,000 people, above-average schools, and high rates of homeownership, LaRue County Kentucky feels like an all-American hometown. In fact, it has been rated one of The Best Places to Raise a Family based on its good public schools, low crime rates, low cost of living, and family-friendly amenities.
People who live here find it has a small-town charm and a feeling of southern hospitality. The median household income in LaRue County is about $41,700, which is slightly below the national average, but it means housing and living costs here tend to be less expensive too. This makes it a great place for young families who are hoping to keep their costs low.
LaRue County has a long farming history and has retained the feeling of a farm-friendly community despite its recent growth in suburban neighborhoods. Its proximity to nearby Elizabethtown provides additional shopping and entertainment options, with Bowling Green, Lexington, and Louisville not too far away for visiting and commuting.
Driving in LaRue County
LaRue County roads are more rural than nearby cities, but they still become congested at certain times. Try to make a left across traffic onto busy KY 61 on a Friday night, and you’ll face the dangers of fast oncoming vehicles.
You may have seen stories in the LaRue County Herald about pedestrian-vehicle accidents. In 2018, someone was struck by a car while walking along KY 61. This county has high rates of pedestrian movement across state highways and there is no mass transit here due to the rural layout of LaRue County.
For drivers, commuting is common in LaRue County. The average commuting time is 26.7 minutes, which is higher than the national average.
This means when you hit the roads during rush hour, it can be crowded. Many people are headed to the Elizabethtown-Fort Knox metro area, taking KY 61, US 31 and/or I-65 to get there. Other busy roads include KY 84, KY 210, Route 357, and KY 470.
Dangerous Stretches of Road in LaRue County
The number of serious car crashes in LaRue County varies between about 275 and 335 per year and about 22% of them have injuries or fatalities. Certain stretches of road in the area are more prone to major accidents than others. Intersections are generally dangerous places, as are state highways in rural/suburban areas where pedestrians tend to walk into town.
Speeding and drunk driving create additional layers of danger. Hit-and-run accidents have also been in the news here.
According to the Kentucky State Police, the areas on the list below are some of the most dangerous for LaRue County drivers in terms of car crashes resulting in injury and/or death:
- KY 61 at the limits of Mt. Sherman
- KY 52 and KY 583 at Lyons Station
- KY 84 at Larue and Nelson County line
- KY 84 at White City
- US 31-E north of Athertonville
- US 31-E at the north limits of Hodgenville
- US 31 at the Laure-Hart County line
- US 31 E at Lincoln Parkway
- US 31 E at the limits of Magnolia
- KY 224 between I-65 and Upton
- Wayne Ennis Road and Lewis Lick Road at KY 462
- Lincoln Parkway near Commerce Drive
- KY 210 at KY 470
After a Car Crash, Count on McCoy & Sparks for Experienced Legal Representation
Recognized as one of Central Kentucky’s best law firm for car accident claims, McCoy & Sparks works to help people who are struggling after car accidents. We start by getting to know you and asking about your car crash. Next, we will explain all your options, giving you the pros and cons of each choice so that you will be empowered to make informed decisions about moving forward.
When you work with McCoy & Sparks to make a claim regarding your car accident, you owe us nothing unless we recover compensation for you. This comes as a huge relief to people who are already coping with the aftermath of a traumatic car collision.
We cover the following practice areas, among others:
- Personal injury
- Car accidents
- Distracted driving
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Slip and fall injuries
- Product liability
- Dog bites
- Wrongful death
Read on to learn more about the individual practice areas McCoy & Sparks serves, in case you ever need our services in the future.
Personal Injury Claims in LaRue County
Our personal injury team has assisted numerous LaRue County families who have experienced loss or injury as a result of someone else’s negligence. File a personal injury claim to get the compensation you need to cover your medical bills and other losses.
Car Accidents in LaRue County
After a car accident in or around LaRue County, a car accident lawyer can help you sort through the details of the incident and decide what to do next. Car accidents can be extremely traumatic and affect your entire life. Seek the compensation it takes to heal and move forward.
Distracted Driving in LaRue County
Distracted driving accidents are on the rise in LaRue County and across the country due to texting, playing on the internet, watching videos, and other things that take people’s eyes off the road. After a distracted driving crash in LaRue County, hold the right person responsible and get the money you need to pay your bills and recover.
Truck Accidents in LaRue County
Devastating truck accidents happen every day. We have helped many families in cases involving big trucks. If you are the victim of a truck accident, you could have severe physical injuries and your car could be a total loss. McCoy & Sparks will help you stand up to the trucking company and their insurance company.
Motorcycle Accidents in LaRue County
If you’re in a motorcycle accident in LaRue County, it’s bound to be quite serious. Motorcyclists’ bodies are exposed to the forces of a crash and you may have severe injuries. Let’s discuss your accident and determine how you can seek compensation.
Medical Malpractice in LaRue County
Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional fails to provide an adequate standard of care. Your life or your child’s life can be changed forever because of one doctor’s negligence, so it’s crucial to hold them accountable for their actions.
Slip and Fall Injuries in LaRue County
This is a type of personal liability claim that involves tripping, slipping, and/or falling on someone else’s property. Property owners have a duty to provide a safe environment and if they fail to do so, you may have grounds for a lawsuit.
Product Liability in LaRue County
A product liability lawsuit is necessary when a company makes an unsafe product that harms you or someone in your family. Contact us for a wide range of product liability claims, including those for vaping devices, electronics, toys, furniture, body products, and much more.
Dog Bites in LaRue County
A dog bite is a traumatic event that can cause severe injuries and emotional damage. We’ll help you hold the dog’s owner responsible and secure the compensation you need to recover from this difficult incident.
Wrongful Death in LaRue County
A wrongful death claim arises when someone believes their loved one died due to the negligence of a particular person or organization. If you find yourself in this situation, contact us for compassionate and professional legal assistance. We can’t change the past, but we can help protect your future.
Emergency Contact Information for LaRue County
- In an emergency, always call 911.
- LaRue County Sheriff – 270-358-3120
- LaRue County Fire and EMS – Call 911
- Buffalo Fire Dept – 270-325-3101
- Hodgenville Fire Dept – 270-358-0798
- LaRue County Fire Dept – 270-358-9887
- Linwood Vol Fire Dept – 270-528-2667
- Magnolia Fire Dept – 270-324-4677
- Hardin Memorial Hospital – 270-706-1212
- LaRue County Public Health Center – 270-358-3844
- LaRue County Courthouse – 270-358-4400
Trust McCoy & Sparks – Premier Personal Injury Attorneys in Nelson County
Recognized as one of Central’s Kentucky’s best law firm for over a decade and counting, McCoy & Sparks works to help people in trouble, representing thousands of clients in Central Kentucky with a focus on providing premium service and delivering superior results. Regardless of your situation, our goal is to develop a strategy that best serves your personal needs, then draw upon our skills to help you reach the best possible result.
Here’s how it works: We start by getting to know you and understand the circumstances involved. Next, we will explain all your options, giving you the pros and cons of each choice so that you will be empowered to make informed decisions. Finally, we will help you negotiate a settlement or provide a strong case for you in court.
We know the Courts and people of LaRue County. We have a strong legal reputation and a true dedication to our clients. Plus, our services are affordable and convenient for residents of LaRue County.
You owe us nothing unless we recover compensation for you. Make the right call to 1-844-4KY-WINS for a risk-free consultation with one of our attorneys today.