District Heights, MD (June 14, 2023) – The Prince George’s County Police Department confirmed that 33-year-old Kristopher Antonio Watson of Washington, DC, lost his life as a result of a motorcycle accident that took place in District Heights.
The accident was reported at approximately 11:10 p.m. on June 10.
Reports provided by the Prince Georges County Police Department show that a motorcycle and a second vehicle collided at the intersection of Forestville Road in Marlboro Pike. As a result of the collision, the motorcycle continued forward and was struck by a second vehicle.
The motorcyclist, identified as Watson, was severely harmed. He was rushed to an area hospital, where he passed away from his injuries.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We offer our condolences to the family of Kristopher Antonio Watson at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Maryland
Fatal motorcycle accidents claim the lives of thousands of people across the United States every year. Here in Maryland, we see countless people lose their lives as a result of accidents involving these vehicles. Motorcyclists do not have protection like most other people traveling on our roads. As a result, they are at an increased risk of suffering severe injuries during accidents.
Losing a loved one as a result of a motorcycle accident can be incredibly difficult to accept. The unfortunate truth is that we see countless victims die as a result of negligence. Speeding drivers, drivers who are intoxicated, and other acts of negligence continue to be leading factors in many of the fatal accidents that take place here in Maryland. If your loved one has died as a result of a fatal motorcycle accident, there may be legal options to help your family move forward.
Filing a wrongful death claim against the person who is responsible for the accident can provide your family with financial relief for some of the damages that you face. To prove your case, you must be able to clearly demonstrate negligence existed at the time of the crash. Negligence involves proving that the defendant owed your loved one the duty of care, breached the duty of care that they owed to them, the breach caused the crash, and the crash resulted in damages. Working with a wrongful death lawyer in District Heights will provide your family with the best chance of proving your case.
Meyers, Rodbell & Rosenbaum, P.A.’s Maryland car accident lawyers have decades of experience in advocating for families who have tragically lost loved ones due to another party’s negligence. With our fearless commitment and extensive knowledge of the legal system, we are dedicated to helping our clients secure the full amount of compensation they deserve through effective legal representation. If you have lost a loved one due to a fatal car accident, please do not hesitate to contact our Maryland personal injury law firm at 301-699-5800 or toll-free at 877-677-1576 for a free consultation. We are here and ready to fight for justice on your behalf every step of the way.
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