Elkridge, MD (November 14, 2023) – The Howard County Police Department confirmed that one person died as a result of a fatal collision that took place on Saturday evening.
Just before 11:15 p.m. on November 11, calls for help came in regarding a crash on Washington Boulevard. Reports show that a 2016 Hyundai Elantra was making a U-turn in the area of Washington Boulevard and Troy Hill Drive when it was struck by a 2017 Nissan Rogue.
One man involved in the accident was fatally hurt. The victim was pronounced dead on site.
Three people were injured in the crash. All three victims were transported by ambulance to Saint Agnes Hospital for emergency care.
At this time, investigations into the crash are underway.
We hope the three people hurt in this crash recovered quickly.
Our condolences are with the family of the victim killed in this crash.
Fatal Auto Accidents in Maryland
Fatal automobile accidents take the lives of hundreds of people in Maryland each year. Far too often, these classes are a result of drivers who are negligent. When drivers do not operate safely, it can have devastating consequences for everyone around.
Far too often, innocent lives in fatal collisions are caused by drivers who are impaired, distracted, or otherwise negligent. When drivers do not maintain safe control of their vehicles, they can cause severe accidents that ultimately take innocent lives.
After experiencing the loss of a loved one, your family has the ability to file a wrongful death claim. A wrongful death lawsuit can provide you with financial relief for various damages. In order to file a successful legal claim, you must be able to demonstrate that some form of negligence contributed to the crash. This involves showing that the driver was speeding, drunk, or otherwise negligent.
It is crucial to understand that the state of Maryland follows the laws of contributory negligence. This law essentially states that if your loved one contributed to the accident in any way, your family is barred from recovering any compensation for your losses and damages. Even in cases where the victim contributed one percent of the fault, families will not be able to protect their rights. This makes it vital to work with an Elkridge wrongful death lawyer immediately after losing a loved one. Your attorney will be able to get started on gathering evidence for you to prove that your loved one lost their life due to the negligence of another driver.
At Meyers, Rodbell & Rosenbaum, P.A., we understand the devastating impact that fatal accidents have on families. Our team of experienced personal injury attorneys is dedicated to providing compassionate and effective legal representation for those who have suffered such losses. With a proven track record of success and a commitment to seeking justice, our firm is here to help you rebuild your life after tragedy strikes. If you have been affected by a fatal accident, contact our Maryland law firm by calling 301-699-5800 or toll-free at 877-677-1576 for a consultation. We will work tirelessly as your advocates during this difficult time and fight for the best possible outcome so that you can find closure and begin the healing process. Let us be there for you every step of the way.
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.
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