A car accident that seriously injured two Maryland residents occurred on a recent Monday in April. The car accident occurred early in the morning and resulted in the serious injury of both drivers. St. Mary’s County police officers responded to the accident around 7:52 a.m. in response to a report that a serious motor vehicle collision had taken place.
The Collision Reconstruction Unit also responded to the scene, at which point the unit assumed responsibility of the accident’s investigation. According to that investigation, a pickup truck driven by a 17-year-old Hughesville man crossed the local road’s centerline. It then collided with another pickup truck, driven by a 56-year-old Brandywine woman.
Both drivers were rushed to the trauma center of a hospital in Maryland via helicopter. According to the preliminary investigation, both speed and failure to drive right of the centerline are considered to be contributing factors. This accident is still under investigation and no charges have been filed yet.
The victim will certainly be focused on struggling to recover from the injuries suffered in this accident. She may decided to pursue a personal injury claim in regard to this car accident, which would be filed in a Maryland civil court. If the Maryland court rules that the other driver’s negligence either caused or contributed to the injuries suffered, then damages may be awarded to the victim. Victims of similar car accidents typically choose to consult experienced personal injury attorneys for advice and assistance in seeking financial relief from the parties deemed responsible.
Source: somd.com, “Fatal Accident in Valley Lee; Serious Collision in Loveville“, April 4, 2016