Frederick, MD – Pedestrian Struck & Killed on US-340 by MD-17

by | Mar 15, 2022 | Recent News

Frederick, MD (March 15, 2022) – A New York Woman suffered fatal injuries after being struck by a motor vehicle in Frederick, Maryland. On March 12, the Maryland State Police from Frederick Barack responded to a crash on US Route 340.

Reports from MSP show that just after 4 p.m., a 69-year-old Staten Island resident was traveling in a 2013 Hyundai Accent near westbound US Route 340 and Maryland State Route 17. The driver pulled her car to the shoulder of the highway in order to switch seats with the passenger.

The woman exited her vehicle. At the same time, the driver of a Honda Accord was not able to control their vehicle. The Honda struck the Hyundai, pushing the vehicle into the woman who was outside of her vehicle.

The pedestrian was flown to a Baltimore hospital where she passed away due to her injuries.

The two occupants of the Honda were both transported to Frederick Health Hospital. The passenger in the Hyundai was provided medical treatment by paramedics.

The crash is under investigation by the Maryland State Police.

To the family of the Staten Island woman, we offer our warmest condolences.

Our thoughts are with every person who has been impacted by this fatal crash.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Maryland

Frederick, MD – Pedestrian Struck & Killed on US-340 by MD-17Every year motor vehicle accidents across the state of Maryland take the lives of several hundred people. Approximately 28% of these accidents involve pedestrians who lose their lives. Pedestrian crashes are more likely to result in fatal injuries due to the fact that these particular victims do not have anything to protect them.

Pedestrians who lose their lives in car crashes often leave friends and family behind. Dealing with the unexpected and sudden loss of a loved one as a result of a pedestrian accident can be exhausting. The mental and emotional consequences overwhelm families. Dealing with the financial struggles just makes it even worse. If you’re a loved one has died as a result of a Maryland pedestrian accident, you may be entitled to compensation that you can use for medical expenses, funeral costs, and more. Reaching out to a wrongful death lawyer in Frederick is your best bet for getting justice.

Frederick Wrongful Death Lawyers

For over 65 years, the Frederick pedestrian crash lawyers at Greenblatt & Veliev, LLC have fought for bereaved families to ensure they are able to get justice. Our lawyers are committed to building the strongest cases to demonstrate the circumstances leading to the decedent’s passing. Our lawyers will prove to the court why your family deserves full and fair compensation. We will stop at nothing to prove your case and get you justice. Contact our Maryland personal injury law firm today. Call 301-251-8776 to schedule a consultation to discuss your loved ones, accident, and ways that we can help you get justice.

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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