A collision can occur in the blink of an eye and under a multitude of scenarios, and the fallout of such an incident could have a lingering impact on the lives of everyone involved. Should the incident prove fatal, surviving loved ones may experience various hardships in life following the untimely passing of someone close. Reports indicate that three individuals were killed and two others suffered injuries during a recent head-on car accident in Maryland.
According to reports, the incident took place at around 1: 40 p.m. on a recent Monday. Authorities say that initial investigations indicate the crash occurred when the driver of a northbound vehicle crossed into southbound lanes of traffic. Soon after entering the opposite lane, the vehicle proceeded to crash head-on with an oncoming car.
Law enforcement agents say that the driver who caused the crash may have crossed into oncoming lanes of traffic to pass another vehicle. Reports indicate that there were two occupants within the car at the time of the crash, both of whom passed away at the scene. One person in the first vehicle was also killed in the crash, while two other occupants were rushed to the hospital with severe injuries.
Injury and loss
A head-on car accident may run the unfortunate risk of leaving those involved with life-altering injuries or leaving families mourning the loss of loved ones. Individuals in Maryland who suffer harm or loss under similar scenarios could choose to speak with an attorney for guidance on their available legal avenues. An attorney can help a client better understand what to expect from the process and assist in preparing to seek the compensation deserved through a claim through the proper channels.