Kensington, MD (April 23, 2022) – A pedestrian wreck in the Kensington area left one adult victim hurt on Friday afternoon, April 22. Just after 3:10 p.m., calls were received by the Montgomery County Police Department requesting assistance at a crash site on Connecticut Avenue, in front of the Starbucks coffee shop.
Reports from MCPD show that an adult pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the 10800 block of Connecticut Avenue, causing delays in the area of Decatur Avenue.
The pedestrian was injured as a result of this collision and transported to a local hospital by EMS with the Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services.
The police in Montgomery County are currently investigating the incident.
We hope the pedestrian who was hurt as a result of this collision recovers quickly.
Pedestrian Accidents in Maryland
People who are walking near roadways are at risk of being harmed. This is especially true in cases where roads are filled with drivers who are engaging in reckless and negligent actions while operating their vehicles.
Here in Kensington, we see many pedestrians hurt due to drivers who are speeding, under the influence, not checking behind them when backing up, and engaging in other reckless acts. People who are hurt in pedestrian crashes are often left with painful injuries that require emergency medical care.
Some injuries that we see pedestrians suffer from include:
- Internal bleeding
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Pelvic, spinal cord, and back injuries
- Arm, wrist, and hand injuries
- Neck and jaw injuries
Treating painful injuries can be extremely costly, which is why victims are encouraged to reach out to a skilled legal team as soon as possible. If you have suffered an injury as a result of a pedestrian accident, our team can help you get justice. Reach out to a pedestrian accident lawyer in Kensington as soon as possible to explore the legal options that are available to help you move forward.
Kensington Personal Injury Lawyers
The Kensington personal injury lawyers at Greenblatt & Veliev, LLC are dedicated to helping each victim we represent get justice. We provide injured parties various services to make sure their legal rights and best interests are protected. These services include:
- Performing a thorough investigation surrounding their accidents
- Gathering evidence to create the strongest case possible
- Obtaining statements and testimony from witnesses
- Obtaining a copy of the police report
- Gathering medical reports and other evidence in support of the claim
- Work with experts who can provide invaluable insight
- Negotiate compensation with the insurance company to help our clients maximize their recoveries
If needed, we will fight for our clients in the courtroom to help them obtain a favorable verdict.
If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, reach out to our Maryland personal injury law firm right away to schedule a case evaluation. Our lawyers are available by calling 301-251-8776.
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.