LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The driver who died after being involved in a crash on Greenbelt Highway Monday evening has been identified by the coroner’s office.
55-year-old Susan Jenkins died due to multiple blunt force injuries sustained in the crash Monday, according to the Jefferson County Coroner. The death has been ruled as an accident.
LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell said the victim, later identified as Jenkins, was driving a red passenger car and trying to make a left turn onto Greenbelt Highway from Intermodal Drive near Pleasure Ridge Park around 3:30 p.m. The driver hit a truck traveling southbound on Greenbelt Highway.
A passenger in Jenkins’ car was transported to UofL Hospital with injuries that are reportedly life-threatening. No updates on their condition at the moment.
Mitchell also said the driver of the truck was brought to the hospital, but their injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.
The LMPD Traffic Unit is investigating.
Traffic on Greenbelt Highway was rerouted onto Intermodal Drive for around 3 hours while the scene was cleared, and has since been reopened.