North Bethesda, MD (May 27, 2022) – A pedestrian accident reported in North Bethesda on Thursday afternoon left one person injured. At around 310 p.m., on May 26, the Montgomery County Police Department and firefighters were dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Tilden Lane.
Reports provided by the police show that a juvenile was riding a bicycle in the 6300 block of Tilden Lane during the afternoon hours. As the preteen passed through the area of Danville Drive, they were struck by a vehicle.
The bicyclist sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services EMS rendered aid to the victim at the scene before transporting them to a local hospital for further care.
At this time, the police in Montgomery County are investigating the crash.
Our thoughts are with the bicyclist who suffered injuries due to this crash. We hope for their full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in Maryland
Pedestrian collisions leave more than 3000 people in the state of Maryland injured every year. In some cases, victims are utilizing bicycles at the time of their accidents. When people are injured as a result of bicycle accidents, they often suffer from severe injuries. In many cases, bicyclists suffer from broken bones, back injuries, and traumatic brain injuries.
The majority of bicycle accidents that we see in our state are caused by drivers who engage in reckless and negligent actions. We see many people hurt on bicycles due to drivers who are speeding, running red lights, and failing to yield the right-of-way to others. In some instances, bicyclists suffer injuries and accidents due to drivers who turn at intersections without looking.
When bicyclists are injured in accidents due to the negligence of others, it is important that they understand that there may be legal options available to help them move forward. Working with a bicycle accident lawyer in North Bethesda can help to ensure you are in the best position to get justice after your crash.
The North Bethesda personal injury lawyers at Greenblatt & Veliev, LLC have over six decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of bicyclists who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents. Our lawyer can take all of the legal work off of your hands so you can focus on recovering from your injuries. We will build a solid personal injury claim on your behalf and negotiate compensation to ensure you are able to cover medical expenses and more.
If you suffered as a result of a bicycle accident, you do not have to move forward alone. You must reach out to our Maryland personal injury law firm right away to schedule a consultation with our team at your earliest convenience. Our knowledgeable legal team can review the circumstances surrounding your accident and help to identify all legal options available for you. Contact our law firm now by calling 301-251-8776 to see how we can help you.
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.