White Plains, MD (December 7, 2023) – A young child was seriously injured as a result of an automobile accident that took place in the White Plains area on Tuesday evening, December 5. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office and firefighters were called to the scene of the accident at around 5:54 p.m.
According to reports provided by local authorities, an 11-year-old male was struck by a vehicle on Billingsley Road in the area near St. Patricks Drive. Authorities arrived at the scene and located the child with significant injuries. Emergency personnel provided aid to the victim on site. A MEDEVAC helicopter was requested to transport the child to an area hospital for emergency care. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is currently in charge of the crash investigation.
We hope the injured child recovers quickly.
Pedestrian Accidents in Maryland
A pedestrian accident can severely interrupt your life. Unfortunately, we see hundreds of people hurt as a result of these accidents every year in our state. Quite often, pedestrians suffer severe injuries that affect their lives forever. Due to the vulnerability of these victims, they have an increased risk of suffering trauma to the head, internal organ injuries, and other severe injuries that require extensive medical treatment.
Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents are typically preventable. We see far too many innocent people hurt as a result of drivers who are reckless and negligent. When drivers are speeding, fail to yield, and run red lights, they place the lives of these pedestrians at risk of being severely harmed.
After being hurt in a crash, pedestrians have the ability to take legal action by filing a personal injury claim against the responsible party. This type of legal action can provide victims with financial relief for medical costs, lost earnings, and a variety of other damages they face. Working with a White Plains pedestrian accident lawyer can help to ensure you are able to recover the compensation you need during this challenging time.
At Meyers, Rodbell & Rosenbaum, P.A., our mission is to provide strong representation and support for those who have suffered injuries due to the negligence of others. Our knowledgeable team is committed to fighting tirelessly for our clients' rights and ensuring they receive the compensation they deserve. If you or a loved one has been hurt in a motor vehicle accident, reach out to our team as soon as possible to schedule a free consultation. Let us put our experience and personalized approach to work for you and help you get the justice you deserve. Call our Maryland personal injury law firm at 301-699-5800 or toll-free at 877-677-1576 today.
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.
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