Silver Spring, MD – Crash on I-495 near Linden Lane Overpass Leaves Two with Traumatic Injuries By Lonnie Greenblatt on May 22, 2022

Silver Spring, MD (May 22, 2022) – A major motor vehicle accident reported in the Silver Spring area on Saturday evening left two people with severe injuries. At around 7 p.m., on May 21, the Maryland State Police and firefighters were dispatched to the site of a major collision that blocked the outer loops of Interstate 495.

Reports provided by the police indicate that a red sedan was traveling on the outer loop of the Beltway when a loose tire struck the vehicle near the Linden Lane overpass. The impact of the crash caused the sedan to crash into a cement barrier.

Two people inside the sedan sustained severe traumatic injuries as a result of the accident. The victims were both rushed by Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services EMS to area hospitals for emergency medical attention.

The police and firefighters remained at the scene for an extended period as they worked to investigate. An investigation surrounding the crash is ongoing.

Our thoughts are with the victims who suffered injuries due to this auto collision. We hope for their timely recovery.

Car Accidents in Maryland

Silver Spring, MD – Crash on I-495 near Linden Lane Overpass Leaves Two with Traumatic InjuriesEach year, more than 100,000 people are injured in auto collisions across the state of Maryland. When people are involved in accidents, they often suffer from severe injuries that require emergency medical attention. Here in Maryland, we see a significant number of people suffer from severe spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and even broken bones as a result of crashes.

No matter how careful and considerate we are about traveling along our roadways, we can never predict how other people are going to control their vehicles. As a result, we continue to see many people harmed in accidents due to the negligence of others. In the United States, over 50,600 accidents are reported due to road debris. These incidents leave nearly 10,000 people across the country injured every year.

When people in Maryland are harmed in accidents due to road debris, it is crucial that they seek legal guidance right away. In some cases, injured parties may be able to seek full and timely compensation to cover their medical expenses and other costs they face from their accidents. Working with a Silver Spring car accident lawyer will ensure you have the best chances of getting justice.

For more than six decades, the Silver Spring personal injury lawyers at Greenblatt & Veliev, LLC have represented victims across Maryland who have been injured in accidents through no fault of their own. Our lawyers are deeply committed to helping each of our clients secure the compensation they need to cover the costs they face from their accidents. Our lawyers will fight diligently to ensure you are able to make a timely recovery after being injured.

It is important that you reach out to a skilled legal team right away to get started on your case. Contact our Maryland personal injury law firm today by calling 301-251-8776 to schedule a free case evaluation to discuss your accident and the legal options available for you.

NoteOur writers used secondary sources when writing this accident news post. These sources include but are not limited to local news sources, local and state police reports, social media posts, and eyewitness accounts about accidents that take place in and around Maryland. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if you find any information that is not correct, please contact Greenblatt & Veliev, LLC  immediately so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. We will remove this post upon request. 

Disclaimer: We hope that our readers will slow down and use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle in an effort to reduce accidents in Maryland. This post is not a solicitation for business. The information in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at this accident scene.

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