LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The Jefferson County Deputy Coroner has released the name of the woman that died in a collision involving a motor vehicle and a TARC 3 van near the 8300 block of Saint Andrews Church Road Monday night.
Deputy Coroner Scott Russ released that Jewell Lester, 81, received multiple blunt force injuries to the torso sustained from the vehicle collision on Monday, November 11. She was transported to University Hospital where she later died around 6:27 p.m. The death has been determined as an accident.
According to Louisville Metro Police spokesperson Dwight Mitchell, calls were received by police around 6:00 p.m. reporting the vehicle collision with several reported injuries.
Investigation by police revealed the driver of the passenger vehicle was possibly making a u-turn or left turn from the parking lot of a church onto the westbound lane of Saint Andrews Church Road. A TARC 3 van was also headed westbound when it struck the passenger side of the vehicle.
The driver of the passenger vehicle and the driver of the van were both sent to University Hospital with serious injuries. There is no update at this time on their condition.