Attorney Referrals Se Habla Español McGowan & Cecil LLC

Free Case Consultation

Local: 301-476-1325 301-476-1325

Toll Free: 877-833-5045 877-833-5045

Menu

Early morning car crash kills Maryland man

A male driver was killed recently in a two-car accident around 8 a.m. near a busy intersection in Chesapeake Beach. A woman driver involved in the accident received only minor injuries.

According to the Calvert County Sheriff's Office, the 24-year-old Chesapeake Beach man driving a 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse died when he apparently attempted to make a left turn from St. Andrews Drive onto Maryland Route 260 and continue east. He turned directly into a 2013 Jeep Wrangler driven by a 38-year-old Chesapeake Beach woman who was unable to stop in time. In the resulting side-impact collision, both vehicles ended up in a grassy median area some 15 feet from the point of impact.

Responders at the scene said the male driver was unresponsive. He had not been wearing his seatbelt before the collision. He and the female driver were taken to a local hospital; he was pronounced dead shortly after.

The accident remains under investigation by the Calvert County Sheriff's Office Crash Reconstruction Team. Whether any charges will be filed is not known, and police have not yet determined which driver was at fault. They are requesting help from any eyewitnesses.

Car crash injuries can affect a person and his or her family's finances because recovery means medical expenses and missed work days. In fatal accidents, the sudden loss of a family member is painful and often comes with financial problems resulting from medical and funeral costs and lost wages if the person killed was the family's primary earner.

Driver's negligence is an important factor in determining whether a victim should seek compensation. In a case like this, the family of the man who died may have a legal claim, depending upon the results of the accident investigation. The results of the investigation and testimony from witnesses and experts may be necessary to establish fault.

Source: Southern Maryland Online, "Chesapeake Beach Man Dies in 2 Car Crash Friday," Dec. 15, 2013

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
EMAIL US NOW

Contact Our Personal Injury And Work Accident Attorneys to schedule a free consultation

From our office in Laurel, we serve clients throughout the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area. We handle all injury and disability claims on a contingency fee basis, so we charge no fee unless we recover compensation for you.

To schedule a free consultation with a Laurel personal injury attorney at our firm, call 301-476-1325 or toll free at 877-833-5045. You may also contact us by email.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy