Brandywine, MD – Two People Killed in Carbon Monoxide Incident at S Springfield Rd & Danville Rd
Brandywine, MD (January 5, 2022) – During the early morning hours on Wednesday, January 5, the Prince George’s County Fire officials were requested on-site at an incident on South Springfield Road.
Reports from the PGCFD show that a carbon monoxide leak was reported in a home in the 1400 block of South Springfield Road in the area of Danville Road. Firefighters rushed to the scene and secured the property, which was located just six miles from Brandywine.
Upon entering the premises, firefighters found two people fatally injured as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning. A third victim was rushed to a local hospital with severe injuries.
Investigations are currently underway surrounding this incident.
Our thoughts are with the victim injured and we hope for their full recovery.
Our team would like to offer our warmest condolences to the families of both victims who lost their lives as a result of this accident. Our thoughts are with them during these very difficult times.
Fatal Premises Liability Accidents in MarylandReports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that more than 430 people die every year as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning in the United States. Exposure and poisoning send another 50,000 to area hospitals with injuries.
This silent killer is one of the most devastating things that families can ever be forced to endure. In many instances, property owners fail to take the steps required to ensure there are no leaks. The lack of an adequate CO sensor can also have devastating consequences.
If you are injured as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning while at another person’s home or business, or your loved one has lost their life, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. Reaching out to our Brandywine wrongful death lawyers as soon as possible can help you get justice for yourself and for your loved ones.
Brandywine Wrongful Death LawyersThe Brandywine premises liability lawyers at Greenblatt & Veliev, LLC are available to help you protect your legal rights. If you have questions, we have answers. For more than 65-years, our lawyers have helped thousands of families get justice after losing loved ones in slip and fall accidents, chemical exposure incidents, fires, and other types of premises liability accidents. Our lawyers fight for families in Brandywine and across the state of Maryland to ensure their legal rights are protected.
Some of the ways our lawyers can help your family include:
- Investigating your claim
- Collecting evidence and speaking with witnesses
- Hiring expert witnesses who can help build your case
- Identify all liable parties and pursue legal action against them
- Determine how much your claim is work
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- And file your lawsuit
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