In Baltimore County, the business editor of the Baltimore Sun died last week when the car he and his nine-year old daughter were riding in was involved in a Maryland truck accident with a UPS vehicle. Tim Wheatley, 48, died at the traffic site. His daughter, Sarah, was seriously injured and was transported to a hospital.
Police are investigating the truck accident to see if anyone involved ran a red light and if charges should be filed.
Truck Accident Cases
Our Maryland truck accident lawyers know how hard it is to cope with the loss of your loved one and/or your own injuries. The last thing you probably want to do right now is deal with insurers and trucking companies and police. This is why it is so important that you contact a Baltimore County injury law firm immediately. Your Maryland accident lawyers can begin the claims and investigation process for you because you will likely need to avail of your financial recovery to cover medical expenses, funeral expenses, lost wages, and other damages. Traffic accident recovery also gives you the chance to hold all liable parties responsible.
In August, a Maryland jury awarded Baltimore truck crash victim Shannon Brown over $1 million for injuries she sustained in July 2006. Brown’s right leg was crushed in a Maryland truck accident with a tanker truck. Luckily, her baby boy who was in the vehicle with her did not get hurt.
On September 26, a young child sustained serious burn injuries to his neck, torso, and face when the car he was riding in burst into flames after it was struck in a Maryland tractor-trailer crash on Interstate-95. A pregnant woman and a man were trapped in the car with him.
Baltimore Sun business editor killed in crash, Chicago Sun-Times, October 5, 2009
Family Rescued After Crash with Tractor-Trailer, ABC2, September 26, 2009
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