Columbia, MD – Man on Skateboard Killed in Auto Wreck on Snowden River Parkway near Oakland Mills Rd By Lonnie Greenblatt on July 30, 2022

Columbia, MD (July 30, 2022) – A traffic accident reported in the Columbia area claimed one man’s life. Just before 6 a.m., on July 28, emergency crews in Columbia were called to the scene of a crash that occurred on Snowden River Parkway.

The Howard County Police Department reported that a 32-year-old man was riding a skateboard on Snowden River Parkway. For unknown reasons, he was struck by a Volkswagen Jetta just south of Oakland Mills Road.

The skateboarder suffered fatal injuries due to this motor vehicle crash. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Howard County Police Department is conducting an investigation into the crash at this time.

Our warmest condolences go out to the family of the man who died as a result of this pedestrian collision.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Maryland

Columbia, MD – Man on Skateboard Killed in auto Wreck on Snowden River Parkway near Oakland Mills RdThousands of pedestrians die as a result of traffic crashes in the United States each year. In fact, statistics show that more than 7000 people are fatally injured as a result of these accidents annually.


Regardless of how many laws we have in place across the state of Maryland to protect pedestrians, we continue to see them fatally injured as a result of negligent drivers. Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs, drivers who are speeding, and other acts of negligence continue to be the leading causes of fatal pedestrian accidents in our state every year.

When families lose loved ones as a result of negligent drivers, they are able to pursue legal action against them. Reaching out to a wrongful death lawyer in Columbia can help your family cover the cost of funeral arrangements and various other costs and losses that you face after a fatal accident.

Our Columbia pedestrian accident lawyers at Greenblatt & Veliev, LLC have more than 65 years of experience fighting to protect families who have been negatively affected by reckless drivers. Our legal team can help your family get justice after losing your loved one. We will take all of the legal work off your shoulders so you can focus on your family and rebuilding your life. Our lawyers have gained a positive reputation across the state for providing fearless representation that delivers the results our clients need and deserve.

We understand how truly difficult it is for families to endure the loss of a loved one. For this reason, our lawyers will stop at nothing to help you get the outcome you expect for your wrongful death claim. Our lawyers can meet with you for a free consultation at your earliest convenience. Feel free to contact our Maryland personal injury law firm at 301-251-8776. Our team at Greenblatt & Veliev, LLC can take your call at your earliest convenience to get started.

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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