Rockville, MD (May 22, 2023) – The Maryland state police confirmed that 40-year-old Adan Morales Garcia lost his life as a result of a pedestrian accident that took place on Sunday morning in Rockville.
Reports from the police show that a male pedestrian was struck by a Lincoln and a Volkswagen sedan on the northbound side of Interstate 270 near Montrose Road.
The pedestrian, identified as Morales Garcia, was severely hurt in the crash.
Authorities arrived at the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.
At this time, the Montgomery County officers are investigating to determine the cause of the accident.
We offer our condolences to the family of Adan Morales Garcia at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Maryland
Every year, approximately 3000 pedestrians are involved in accidents that take place in the state of Maryland. Out of the total number of people who lose their lives in accidents across the state, pedestrians account for approximately 23% of them.
Reports provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicate that approximately 76.81% of pedestrian accidents occur at non-intersections. Around 22.82% of these accidents take place at busy intersections in our state. .37% of pedestrian accidents take place in other conditions.+
When it comes to pedestrian accidents, a significant number of them take place during the evening hours. While only 19.36% of these accidents take place in daylight, around 64.62% take place in dark or dusk conditions.
The unfortunate truth is that pedestrians who are involved in accidents are more likely to suffer severe injuries. This is due to the fact that they do not have any protection at the time of their crashes. If your loved one has died as a result of a fatal pedestrian accident, your family should reach out to a Rockville wrongful death lawyer immediately. There may be legal actions that your family can take in order to protect your rights and get justice.
If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal pedestrian accident, it's vital that you find an experienced personal injury law firm to represent you. At Meyers, Rodbell & Rosenbaum, P.A., we have decades of experience advocating for families who deserve fair compensation and justice from those responsible for the accidents that take the lives of their loved ones. With our experience and dedication to getting innocent clients the results they need as quickly as possible, we can help you reclaim what is rightfully yours in a court of law. For more information on how our Maryland personal injury law firm can fight for you when tragedy strikes, call 301-699-5800 or toll-free at 877-677-1576 today to schedule your free consultation.
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