Holidays are a time for family gatherings and family vacations. Some people take to the air for getaways and others will pack up the family car and take to the highways. A family from another state was traveling through Kentucky in early January on their way home from a family vacation. The reported negligent driving of another individual brought their trip to a sudden and tragic end.
Drinking and driving don't mix. Variations of this statement are heard over and over in Kentucky and across the country, particularly during the holiday season. Tragically, many people still fail to heed the warning and a tragic traffic accident can result. One such tragedy unfolded in Louisville on Christmas Eve.
The holiday season is in full swing in Kentucky. People who are normally in a hurry to get from point A to point B may now be in an even bigger hurry. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season can result in distracted driving, which can, in turn, can cause tragic accidents. Such was the case recently in Pike County.
The recent tragic death of a child in Kentucky brings to the fore two issues that have been much in the news lately. The issues concern the partying and pledging practices in the nation's collegiate Greek system and reckless driving brought about by driving under the influence. A child was the victim of a traffic accident that happened during a University of Kentucky football game.