Joppa, MD (September 4, 2023) – A major crash involving multiple vehicles was reported in the Joppa area. Just before 4:00 p.m. on September 1, calls for help were received by the Maryland state police and the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company.
According to a report, a total of seven vehicles collided on the northbound side of Interstate 95. The incident blocked several lanes just past Exit 74 for Mountain Road.
Authorities arrived at the scene and located multiple damaged vehicles blocking several lanes.
One person was trapped inside their vehicle and had to be extricated by firefighters using the Jaws of Life.
Emergency medical services responded to the site of the accident to render aid to the injured victims. Those who required further medical care were transported to local hospitals.
The accident is currently being investigated.
We hope those harmed in this accident are able to recover quickly.
Car Accidents in Maryland
More than 100,000 automobile collisions are reported in Maryland every year. Many of these crashes result in serious injuries for those involved. We often see innocent people harmed as a result of drivers who are negligent and careless while operating their vehicles. Leading factors and crashes across our state include:
- Impaired Driving: Alcohol, drugs, or medications impair a driver's judgment, coordination, and reaction times, leading to a higher risk of accidents.
- Distracted Driving: When drivers divert their attention from the road to text, talk on the phone, eat, or engage in other activities, they are more likely to make critical errors that can lead to accidents.
- Reckless Driving: Reckless driving actions, such as following too closely, switching lanes without checking, and failing to yield, continue to cause severe accidents here in Maryland.
If you have been injured as a result of an automobile accident, it is important to recognize your legal options. Following a crash, you have the right to pursue a claim for compensation. This lawsuit can help you recover money for medical costs, vehicle repairs, and more. You should reach out to a Joppa car accident lawyer right away. Your attorney will be able to start working on your case right away.
At Meyers, Rodbell & Rosenbaum, P.A., our Maryland personal injury lawyers strive to provide you with the best legal representation possible. We understand how important your case is and are determined to help you recover the compensation that you deserve after an accident or injury. Our experienced team of attorneys will work hard to ensure that your rights are protected and that justice is served on your behalf. If you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, contact our Maryland personal injury law firm today by calling 301-699-5800 or 877-677-1576 for a free consultation so we can get started helping protect your rights moving forward.
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