Bethesda, MD (May 11, 2022) – A pedestrian accident that occurred in the Bethesda/Glen Echo area sent one person to a local hospital with severe injuries. At around 5:30 p.m., on May 10, the Montgomery County Police Department and firefighters were notified that an auto crash occurred in front of the Passion Fin Bistro located on Sangamore Road.
Montgomery County Police Department reports indicate that an adult pedestrian was traveling in front of the Passion Fin Bistro, located in the 4600 block of Sagamore Road when they were struck by a motor vehicle. The crash cost some disruptions near Brookes Lane.
The police assisted the Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services at the scene of the crash. Police and firefighters closed off the intersection as medical personnel provided aid to the victim.
The pedestrian suffered from priority one traumatic injuries due to this crash and was rushed to a local hospital by MCFRS EMS.
The police in Montgomery County are currently investigating the crash.
We hope the pedestrian who suffered injuries due to this wreck makes a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Maryland
Each year, pedestrian crashes in the state of Maryland the thousands of people with injuries. Pedestrians are particularly at risk of suffering severe injuries due to the fact that they do not have anything protecting them. Unlike other motorists, pedestrians do not have helmets, steel cages, or anything to keep them safe. As a result, we see countless people suffer from severe traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and even compound fractures due to these crashes.
Pedestrian crashes can result in both immediate and long-term consequences. People who are harmed in these crashes often had to go through months of therapy. When people are hurt in pedestrian crashes, they often have legal options available to help them recover. A pedestrian accident lawyer in Bethesda can help provide you with guidance and help you determine what legal options are available for you.
For more than 6 ½ decades, the Bethesda personal injury lawyers at Greenblatt & Veliev, LLC have fought to protect the legal rights of pedestrians who have been injured in crashes through no fault of their own. Our lawyers are committed to building the strongest legal claims possible on behalf of our clients. We fight aggressively to ensure each victim we represent is not taken advantage of by insurance companies. We are well aware of the gains that insurance companies try to play in order to avoid paying victims the compensation they rightfully deserve. For this reason, we aggressively negotiate compensation on behalf of our clients to ensure they are fully and fairly compensated.
If you have been injured as a result of a pedestrian accident, it is crucial that you reach out to our Maryland injury law firm immediately. You can call our lawyers at 301-251-8776 to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation at your earliest convenience to discuss your accident and how we can help you get justice. Contact our law firm today to get started.
Note: Our 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.