Temple Hill, MD (November 13, 2023) – A pedestrian accident reported in the Temple Hill area claimed one person’s life. At around 3:00 a.m. on November 9, officers with the Prince George’s County Police Department responded to the scene of a crash that occurred on Saint Barnabas Road.
According to law enforcement, a 46-year-old man was struck by a vehicle in the 4900 block of the roadway during the early morning hours. Preliminary investigations revealed that a pickup truck and an SUV both struck the man on the eastbound side of the roadway.
The pedestrian, identified as 46-year-old Mitchel Feaster of Temple Hills, Maryland, was severely hurt in the crash. He was transported to an area hospital where he passed away after arriving.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
Our sympathies are with the family of Mitchel Feaster at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Maryland
Every year, thousands of pedestrians across the United States die as a result of automobile collisions. Far too often, innocent people lose their lives as a result of collisions right here in Maryland. In many cases, these accidents are completely preventable.
Countless innocent pedestrians die as a result of negligent and reckless drivers. Leading factors in fatal pedestrian crashes include:
- Motorists who are under the influence of alcohol
- Motorists who fail to give the right-of-way to pedestrians
- Motorists who are excessively distracted by their phones
- Motorists who disregard stop signs at intersections
- Motorists who ignore red lights when passing through intersections
After losing a loved one in a fatal collision, your family can file a wrongful death claim to recover compensation for some of the damages and the losses that you face during this difficult time. Having a dedicated Maryland wrongful death lawyer in your corner can make all of the difference when it comes to your ability to receive the maximum possible compensation for funeral costs, lost earning capacity, and more.
At Meyers, Rodbell & Rosenbaum, P.A., our team is dedicated to fighting for the rights of injured victims in Maryland and Washington D.C. We have decades of experience and a deep understanding of the tactics used by insurance companies. Our commitment to personalized representation and extensive knowledge of wrongful death laws allows us to help each individual move forward after a difficult experience. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal collision, reach out to our Maryland personal injury law firm by calling 301-699-5800 or toll-free at 877-677-1576 for trusted and experienced legal representation every step of the way. Your well-being is our top priority, and we will stop at nothing to secure fair compensation for your injuries. Let us put our expertise to work for you today.
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