Charges expected in Algonquin Parkway crash that killed woman

One woman was killed and another was hospitalized after an accident on Algonquin Parkway early Saturday morning, according to Louisville Metro Police. Just before 2:30 a.m., LMPD Second Division officers responded to a car accident on Algonquin Parkway, just west of where it crosses under Interstate 264. Police discovered that the The car had four people inside and was moving east when the driver lost control and hit a large tree. The impact caused 22-year-old Savannah Duckworth to be ejected from Pleasure Ridge Park. backseat.Emergency Medical Services pronounced her dead at the scene.Another woman in the backseat suffered life-threatening injuries.She was taken to UofL Hospital, where her condition is currently unknown. Both the man driving the car and the front seat passenger suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were also taken to hospital. The LMPD traffic unit is investigating and charges are expected to be brought against the driver.

One woman was killed and another was hospitalized after an accident on Algonquin Parkway early Saturday morning, according to Louisville Metro Police.

Just before 2:30 a.m., LMPD Second Division officers responded to a crash involving a car on Algonquin Parkway, just west of where it passes under Interstate 264.

Police discovered the car was carrying four people and was traveling east when the driver lost control and hit a large tree.

The impact caused Savannah Duckworth, 22, of Pleasure Ridge Park, to be ejected from the backseat.

Emergency medical services pronounced her dead at the scene.

Another woman seated in the back suffered life-threatening injuries.

She was taken to UofL Hospital, where her condition is currently unknown.

The man driving the car and the front passenger both suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were also taken to hospital.

The LMPD Traffic Unit is investigating and charges are expected to be brought against the driver.

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