Laurel, MD (August 28, 2023) – A major crash reported in Prince George’s County on Saturday morning claimed one person’s life.

Just before 2:00 a.m. on August 26, the Prince George’s County Fire and Rescue assisted police at the scene of a crash that occurred in the 800 block of Kay Court.

According to law enforcement, a car crashed into a home located in the Cross Creek Apartment building. The impact of the crash caused part of the building to collapse.

One person became trapped under the car as it crashed into the structure. The victim was severely hurt in the accident. Authorities confirmed that he passed away from his injuries. He was identified by the police as 56-year-old Fredy Tenas Silva.

The driver of the car was seriously injured in the crash and transported to a local hospital for emergency care.

At this time, the crash is being investigated. Witness reports indicate that speeding may have been a factor based on ongoing issues in the area.

We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.

We offer our sympathies to the family of Fredy Tenas Silva at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Maryland

Laurel, MD – Fredy Tenas Silva Killed, One Injured in Crash on Kay Court at Cross Creek ApartmentsStatistics over the past five years indicate that approximately 125 pedestrians lose their lives every year in automobile collisions that occur in Maryland. Many crashes take place due to negligence. When drivers are speeding, engaging in distracting behaviors, impaired, or driving recklessly, they place their lives and the lives of others sharing the road at serious risk for injuries.

When people lose their lives in pedestrian crashes, their families are often left with stacking financial obligations related to funeral arrangements and property damages. In some cases, families lose a source of income that they have grown to rely on. Families of those who lose their lives in preventable accidents as a result of another person’s negligence should reach out to a Laurel wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. Families may be able to collect compensation from at-fault drivers to help cover the costs they face for both economic and non-economic damages moving forward.

When it comes to seeking justice for the loss of a loved one, our team of experienced Maryland personal injury lawyers at Meyers, Rodbell & Rosenbaum, P.A. are here to help you get through this traumatic process and fight for fair compensation on your behalf. We strive to provide the most effective legal representation for our clients to ensure their best interests and legal rights are protected moving forward. Our team will investigate the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident and uncover critical details to support your legal claim. We use hard evidence and legal knowledge to aggressively negotiate full and fair settlements to ensure you are able to cover the costs of funeral services, pain and suffering, and more. Get started by reaching out to our Maryland law firm at 301-699-5800 or 877-677-1576 to schedule a free consultation.

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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