Five people are now in the hospital after a serious two-car collision that occurred out of state, police say. The accident occurred on a recent Tuesday morning in June. Of the five young people injured, one suffered a traumatic brain injury. As Maryland residents know, suffering a TBI is often a grave injury.
A car containing three young men pulled out onto another road when it was struck by another vehicle, eyewitnesses told local news crews. Police have yet to confirm which driver was at fault, but according to the eyewitnesses, the driver of the second vehicle was driving recklessly right before the accident. According to one local resident, the car was “flying up the road,” going over 100 mph while other drivers pulled over to the side of the road to get out of the way.
According to one of the fathers of the injured men, the three were childhood friends who recently came home from college and were leaving in order to celebrate the high school graduation of the brother of one accident victim when the accident occurred. The man’s son, a 21-year-old New Rochelle, NY, native is currently in critical condition at a local hospital, where he is being treated for a traumatic brain injury. The others, in their 20s as well, are still in the hospital, all in serious condition.
A traumatic brain injury can be a catastrophic, life-changing and even fatal event. When a Maryland resident suffers a TBI due to the negligence of another, an experienced personal injury lawyer is often consulted to investigate and review the facts and circumstances and decide upon an appropriate course of action. In so doing, the attorney can help the victim achieve a monetary award to cover all applicable losses.
Source: westchester.news12.com, “New Rochelle crash leaves student in critical condition”, June 22, 2016