In Maryland City last week, three people were injured on September 27 when a stolen Dodge Durango that was being chased by police hit two vehicles on Brock Bridge Road. Police say the truck hit a Honda minivan and a Mercury minivan. The driver of the Honda minivan, Lavinia Ann Solan and her passenger Beverly Gales sustained critical injuries. The driver of the Mercury Minivan, Monalisa Gribble, was treated for her nonfatal injuries at Laurel Regional Hospital.
The driver of the Durango, a 17-year-old male, has been charged with multiple traffic violations and felony theft. Anne Arundel County police say he was speeding at 46 mph in a 25 mph zone.
A person who has been critically injured in a car accident due to the negligence of another driver may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit. Involvement in a hit and run accident or drunk driving incident may also make you eligible to file a claim.
Common types of motor vehicle collisions:
· Head-on collisions
· Single-vehicle collisions
· Side collisions
· Backup accidents
· Multi-vehicle collisions
· Level crossing accidents
· Rear-end collisions
A person involved in a motor vehicle-related accident can sustain mild, serious, as well as fatal injuries.
Some types of injuries that can occur in a motor accident:
Winning a personal injury lawsuit can help pay for the treatment of your injuries and compensate you for income you may have lost while recovering from the accident. If you have lost a loved one in a motor vehicle accident, a personal injury lawsuit can provide some compensation for your loss.
Contact the personal injury law firm of Lebowitz and Mzhen for a free consultation.
Two Critically Injured In Stolen Truck Crash, Gazette.net, September 28, 2006
Types of Accident, Wikipedia.org
Related Web Resources:
What Should I Do If I Have An Auto Accident, State Bar of California
Driving Safety, Progressive.com