LMPD: Victim identified in fatal crash on Newburg Road at Bishop Lane

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — According to a release from the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD), the victim of a fatal car crash on Newburg Road at Bishop Lane has been identified. 

Police say officers responded to calls of a car collision around Noon Saturday. LMPD’s preliminary investigation reveals that a car traveling north on Newburg Rd. ran a traffic light at the Bishop Ln. intersection and struck a car driven by 54-year-old Jeffrey Green. 

Green was taken to University of Louisville Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. 

The driver, 20-year-old Luwin Salazer-Perez, who struck Green’s car was arrested for allegedly having an invalid driver’s license. 

LMPD’s Traffic Unit is continuing to investigate the matter. 

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