Avenue, MD (October 7, 2023) – A young child was airlifted and flown to a local hospital following a major crash that occurred in St Mary’s County on Friday afternoon.

Just before 1:30 p.m. on October 6, emergency crews were called to the scene of a crash on Burch Road.

According to reports, a two-year-old child suffered significant injuries after being run over by a golf cart in the 39,500 block of Burch Road.

The child was rendered aid at the scene by EMS. A MEDEVAC was then requested to fly the child to the Children’s National Hospital Center for emergency care.

At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope the young child is able to recover quickly.

Pedestrian Accidents in Maryland

Avenue, MD – Child Struck by Golf Cart on Burch RdPedestrian accidents are the cause of thousands of injuries across Maryland each year. Many of these accidents are caused by acts of negligence. Distractions, speeding, and failing to yield to pedestrians are some of the factors that commonly contribute to these accidents taking place.

Pedestrians are particularly vulnerable to suffering significant injuries in collisions due to the fact that they are unprotected. When young children are involved, the chances of significant and life-altering injuries are dramatically increased. It is common for victims of pedestrian accidents to have to go through extensive medical treatment and remain hospitalized for several days following their accidents or even weeks.

Many victims have to go through therapy and rehabilitation in order to overcome their injuries. Unfortunately, there is no guarantee that a victim is going to be able to overcome their injuries completely. Thousands of people are forced to deal with the life-altering consequences of crashes forever.

If another person’s negligence has caused a pedestrian accident that left you harmed, you may have legal options available to help you in the aftermath of your crash. You should reach out to a pedestrian accident lawyer in Avenue right away. Your attorney will be able to help to determine the options that are available to help you protect your rights and seek maximum compensation for your losses and damages. Acting quickly will ensure you have the best chance of getting justice.

At Meyers, Rodbell & Rosenbaum P.A., our goal is to provide top-quality legal representation for our clients. Our team of skilled Maryland personal injury lawyers are dedicated to guiding you through every step of the legal process and fighting tirelessly to secure fair compensation for your injuries. You don't have to face this battle alone – let us be your advocates and champions in seeking justice. Contact us today for a consultation with one of our experienced attorneys at 301-699-5800 or 877-677-1576. Your well-being is our top priority.

Note: This article was written utilizing a variety of outside resources, such as news reports and eyewitness testimony. Our writing team has not independently verified any of the information regarding this accident. If you locate any information about this accident that is not correct, please contact Meyers, Rodbell, & Rosenbaum. PA right away so that we can correct the inaccuracies and update the post with the correct information. 

Disclaimer:  This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information provided in this post is meant to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident of this accident. 

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