LOUISVILLE, KY. (THECOUNT) — Justin Adamson, of Louisville, KY, has been identified as the victim in fatal Sunday night car crash in Louisville.

Adamson, 28, died following a vehicle wreck while traveling on I-265, near Billtown Road, Sunday night before 8 p.m., according to LMPD.


Reports say, Adamson was operating a vehicle on I-265, when he swerved to avoid a tire that was laying in the road. His vehicle then over-corrected and exited the roadway.

A violent crash ensued and Adamson was ejected from the vehicle.

Alicia Smiley, a spokeswoman for the Louisville Metro Police Department, said police believe Adamson was driving a Toyota 4Runner in a northbound lane of the Gene Snyder Freeway when he swerved to avoid a tire in the road. Police say Adamson then lost control of the vehicle and drove off the road, where he was ejected from the vehicle, reports WDRB.

Adamson was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. He was later pronounced dead of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash and no one else was hurt.

Geo quick facts: Louisville, Kentucky’s largest city, sits on the Ohio River along the Indiana border. Every May, its race course Churchill Downs hosts the Kentucky Derby, a renowned horse race whose long history is explored at the Kentucky Derby Museum. Baseball is celebrated at the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, where Major League bats are produced and a giant baseball “slugger” marks the entrance – wikipedia.