Rockville, MD (May 19, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident took place in the Rockville area that ended in injuries. At around 230 p.m., on May 18, the Montgomery County Police Department and Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services responded to the site auto accident and the Habitat for Humanity store located on East Gude Drive.
Reports from authorities show that an adult bicyclist was traveling in the 1000 block of East Gude Drive. For unknown reasons, they were struck by a vehicle near Southlawn Lane.
The bicyclist sustained injuries as a result of the accident. Emergency medical services provided treatment to the rider at the scene. The victim was then transported to a local hospital where they underwent further medical treatment.
At this time, the police department in Montgomery County is investigating the crash.
Our thoughts are with the bicyclist who suffered injuries due to this crash. We hope for their timely and full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in Maryland
crashes throughout the state of Maryland often take place for a variety of reasons. The majority of accidents are due to drivers engaging and reckless and negligent actions while operating their vehicles. We see many people harmed in accidents due to drivers who are speeding, operating their vehicles while impaired, or using cell phones to talk or text while behind the wheel.
Unfortunately, auto wrecks in the state of Maryland leave more than 120,000 people injured every year. When bicyclists are involved in these accidents, the chances of suffering severe and life-altering injuries are dramatically increased.
We see countless bicyclists suffer from spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and even broken bones due to their accidents. Victims who suffer from these and other severe injuries often require extensive medical care. Unfortunately, there is no guarantee that victims will fully recover from their injuries. As a result, we see thousands of people left permanently disabled every year. When bicyclists are harmed in accidents, due to the negligence of drivers, it is important that they reach out to a bicycle accident lawyer in Rockville as soon as possible. They may have legal all those harmed may have legal options available to help them recover. A knowledgeable legal team will be able to provide you with the best chance possible of getting justice.
The Rockville personal injury lawyers at Greenblatt & Veliev, LLC have more than 6 ½ decades of experience helping people protect their legal rights after their accidents. Our lawyers will fight to ensure you are able to secure the maximum amount of compensation available for your lawsuit. We will fight diligently to ensure you are able to cover your medical expenses, lost earnings, and other damages you face following your accident.
If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, contact our Maryland personal injury law firm at 301-251-8776 to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience.
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.