Riverdale Park, MD (November 23, 2023) – Two children lost their lives as a result of a crash that occurred in the Riverdale Park area on Monday morning, November 20. At around 8:00 a.m., officers with the Prince George’s County Police Department responded to the scene of a crash on Riverdale Road.

According to reports, a 5-year-old and a 10-year-old were both walking on Riverdale Road near Taylor Road, just outside of Riverdale Elementary School, during the morning hours. For unknown reasons, they were struck by a woman driving a van southbound on Taylor Road. An adult male who was walking with the children was also struck by the vehicle.

The two children were severely injured in the crash. They were transported to an area hospital, where they passed away from their injuries. The condition of the adult is not known at this time. Investigations into the crash are underway.

We hope the injured man recovers quickly.

Our sympathies are with the families of the children killed in this crash.

Auto Accidents in Maryland

Riverdale Park, MD – Two Children Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Riverdale RdCar accidents can happen in an instant, but the consequences can last a lifetime. From spinal cord injuries to internal organ damage, the aftermath of a car crash can be devastating. Regrettably, there are countless instances where people are harmed in accidents across Maryland due to the negligent and reckless actions of others.

We often see victims harmed in automobile accidents due to the careless and negligent actions of other drivers. Some of the leading factors and collisions include:

  • Poor road conditions
  • Inexperienced drivers
  • Aggressive driving
  • Tailgating
  • Failure to yield the right of way
  • Mechanical failures

These and other negligent actions continue to cause harm to innocent people every day. In the aftermath of a car accident, it can be overwhelming to deal with injuries, medical bills, and legal proceedings. That's why it is crucial to seek representation from an experienced Maryland car accident lawyer as soon as possible. They have the knowledge and resources to protect your rights and pursue maximum compensation for your damages.

If you have been involved in a car accident that was not your fault, seeking justice and compensation can be overwhelming. That's why the team at Meyers, Rodbell & Rosenbaum, P.A. is here to guide and support you through every step of the legal process. With our experienced personal injury lawyers by your side, we will fight tirelessly for your rights and work towards getting you the financial compensation you deserve. Do not hesitate to reach out to us today for a free consultation, and let us help ease the burden during this difficult time. Our dedicated personal injury lawyers are available by calling 301-699-5800 or 877-677-1576 for your free consultation to get started.

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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