Law Offices of Steven H. Dorne
Call Today for a FREE Consultation
Maryland301-637-8078
Virginia703-722-6446
Toll Free877-234-4179
Practice Areas Menu

Young man injured in Maryland hit and run

Drivers have a legal obligation to operate their vehicles safely each and every time they get behind the wheel; however, there are clearly times when people shirk their responsibility to exercise due caution. When this occurs, too often innocent people pay the price. That was the case recently in Maryland, where a young man was injured in a hit-and-run accident.

The 19-year-old man was looking for jumper cables while the van he was riding in was disabled on the side of a road in Essex. He reportedly saw a truck speeding toward him and moved to push the female driver of the van out of the way of the truck. As he was pushing her away, both he and the van were hit by the other vehicle.

The young man was knocked into the middle of the street from the impact. He was taken to a medical facility to be treated for shock trauma, but the exact nature of his injuries wasn't reported.

The driver of the truck unlawfully left the scene but was later arrested on a charge of hit and run after police located the truck on Poplar Road. The 32-year-old female driver has since been released from custody.

There is no such thing as a pleasant car accident, but a hit-and-run accident is particularly traumatic. Victims of hit-and-run crashes are entitled to compensation for injuries, and Maryland residents who have to confront such a situation need to be aware of their legal options.

Source: ABC2News.com, "Woman charged in hit and run accident," Michael Quander, Jan. 13, 2013

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

LEGAL AFFILIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

CALL OR EMAIL FOR A FREE CONSULTATION

If you have suffered a personal injury in a car crash or other accident, need help with another type of dispute, we are prepared to help. Contact our lawyer online or call 877-234-4179 to schedule an initial consultation. There is no cost or obligation to contact us. Se habla español. For your convenience, we have offices in Washington D.C., Rockville, Greenbelt and Fairfax.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Rockville Office
Rockville Office
200-A Monroe St.
Suite 100
Rockville, MD 20850

Map & Directions

Rockville Office

Washington Office
Washington D.C. Office
1150 Seventeenth St. NW
Suite 305
Washington, D.C. 20036

Map & Directions

Washington Office

Greenbelt Office
Capital Office Park
6305 Ivy Lane
Suite 408
Greenbelt, MD 20770

Map & Directions

Greenbelt Office

Fairfax Office
Fairfax Office
10521 Judicial Dr.
Suite 303
Fairfax, VA 22030

Map & Directions

Fairfax Office

Toll Free 877-234-4179 Maryland/D.C. 301-637-8078 Virginia 703-722-6446 Fax 301-251-0730