Bethesda, MD (May 10, 2022) – A pedestrian was hospitalized as a result of a crash in Bethesda. Just after 6:45 p.m., on May 9, the Montgomery County Police Department was notified that an auto wreck occurred on Wisconsin Avenue.
MCPD reports that a pedestrian, identified only as an adult individual, was walking in the 7800 block of Wisconsin Avenue when they were struck by a vehicle in the vicinity of Fairmont Avenue.
The pedestrian sustained priority two traumatic injuries due to the crash and was transported by the Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service EMS to a nearby hospital.
The crash is under investigation by the police department in Montgomery County.
We hope the pedestrian who sustained injuries in this auto wreck recovers fully and in a timely manner.
Pedestrian Accidents in Maryland
Pedestrian wrecks in the state of Maryland send more than 3,000 people to area hospitals with injuries each year. Quite often, pedestrians suffer severe and life-threatening injuries due to the fact that they are unprotected during crashes. We see many people harmed in these accidents suffer from severe injuries like spinal cord injuries, traumatic, brain injuries, internal organ damage, and severe compound fractures. These incidents are often caused by negligent, reckless, and malicious motorists. We see many people injured in crashes caused by drivers who:
- Fail to yield the right of way
- Pass stop signs
- Run red lights
- Fail to yield to others sharing the road
When people suffer from serious injuries due to the negligence of drivers, they may have legal options available to help them move forward. Working with a Bethesda pedestrian accident lawyer will ensure you have the best chance possible of getting justice after your accident. Our lawyers are committed to holding negligent drivers to account after causing severe injury accidents in the state of Maryland.
For more than six decades, the Bethesda personal injury lawyers at Greenblatt & Veliev, LLC have fought diligently to help. Each client we work with collecting the maximum amount of compensation available for their claims. We are committed to helping our clients secure compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, and more.
If you were hurt as a result of a pedestrian accident in Montgomery County or anywhere in the state of Maryland, it is crucial that you seek legal assistance right away. Our lawyers are available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your case and to provide you with trusted and skilled legal guidance. Contact our Maryland personal injury law firm today by calling 301-251-8776 to schedule a case evaluation with our team to discuss your case.
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.