Having a good time with friends is something that many individuals enjoy. However, a good time could quickly turn into a devastating situation if a car accident takes place. Even if only one vehicle is involved, the outcomes could be tragic, and individuals who lose a loved one in such an event may find themselves wondering how to pick up the pieces.
One family may be hoping to find the right recovery avenue for them after a recent crash in Maryland. Reports stated that the incident was a single-car crash, and there were three people inside at the time. The 25-year-old driver of the car reportedly lost control of the vehicle and hit two trees. One passenger in the car was ejected during the accident.
That passenger suffered fatal injuries as a result, and he was declared dead at the accident site. The driver was reported as being in critical condition, and the second passenger was treated for her injuries and released. A sheriff’s office spokesman stated that the crash was still under investigation and additional details would be released later.
The family of the man killed in this car accident are undoubtedly feeling considerable impacts. They may face emotional and financial struggles for which they were not prepared. As a result, they may wish to look into their options for filing a legal claim against the driver considered at fault. A wrongful death claim could allow them to seek compensation for their losses and other damages permitted under Maryland law.
Source: cecildaily.com, “One dead, two injured in single car accident“, Cheryl Mattix, Sept. 11, 2016