Prince George’s County, MD (September 1, 2023) – A crash involving multiple vehicles was reported in Prince George’s County on Thursday afternoon, August 30.
At around 12:10 p.m., troopers with the Maryland State Police responded to the scene of an automobile accident on Interstate 95.
Authorities reported that a Honda broke down on the northbound side of the interstate during the afternoon hours. The driver of the tow truck was stopped on the side of the road while attempting to assist the driver on the left shoulder.
While helping at the scene, another driver passed through the area and side-swiped the vehicle before crashing into the Honda. The Honda was then hit by a tractor-trailer.
The driver of the tow truck was fatally hurt in the accident and pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the Honda, who was identified as a 76-year-old female, was provided transportation to a local hospital for emergency care.
Officials with the Maryland Department of Transportation remained at the scene for several hours as they worked with law enforcement to investigate.
We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.
Our sympathies go out to the family of the man who died in this crash.
Fatal Auto Accidents in Maryland
Fatal crashes take the lives of hundreds of people each year in Maryland. Unfortunately, the majority of these accidents are entirely preventable. Acts of negligence continue to cause significant harm to other people sharing the road. Leading factors in these fatal accidents include:
- Tired drivers who are unable to run their cars.
- Motorists who do not yield.
- Motorists who operate their cars at excessive speeds.
- Drunk drivers.
- Divers who are impaired by drugs, whether they are legal or illicit.
- Motorists who are distracted while driving.
If you have lost a loved one as a result of the fatal collision, it is crucial that your family reaches out to a Prince George's County wrongful death lawyer immediately. Your family may be entitled to compensation for the losses and damages you face. Acting quickly will provide your family with the best chance of a full recovery.
At Meyers, Rodbell & Rosenbaum, P.A., we understand how difficult the process of filing a personal injury claim can be and strive to provide our clients with the very best legal representation in order to ensure their rights are protected. Our Maryland personal injury lawyers are dedicated to helping you recover the compensation you need and deserve after an accident or injury.
We understand that this is a difficult time for our clients and strive to provide effective legal representation so that their best interests and rights are protected moving forward. If you have been injured in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, contact our Maryland personal injury law firm today at 301-699-5800 or 877-677-1576 for a free consultation.
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