A fatal three-car accident occurred over the weekend killing one woman at the intersection of Md. 140 and Meadow Creek Road in Westminster, Maryland, and backed up traffic.
According to police, a woman, 44, was driving on Md. 140 when she tried to make a left turn onto Creek Road. She pulled out in front of the victim's car, which then struck the left front end of her car. The victim's car was forced into the westbound side of Md. 140, where his car was struck on the passenger side by a third vehicle, taking the brunt of the collision.
The victim, 23, was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and he was in stable condition. His passenger, a 24-year-old woman, was taken to the hospital, where she later died from her injuries. The other two drivers involved in the accident were not hurt and didn't need medical attention.
Car accidents like this one can have tragic consequences for everyone involved. If you've been injured in an accident, you could miss work, your bills could pile up, and you could worry if your insurance company will cover your losses. These physical, emotional and financial strains can be overwhelming. An experienced attorney specializing in personal injury can be your advocate and help you figure out your options and provide you with the best approach that fits your situation and benefits you the most.
According to police, this accident is currently under investigation and no charges have been filed.
Source: Carroll County Times, "Baltimore woman dies in Md. 140 crash," Peter Panepinto, Feb. 12, 2012