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2 Killed in Wrong-Way Crash

Surprisingly, wrong-way crashes are common on freeways. It’s easier than you think to get on a freeway exit and travel in the wrong direction. This is a scary situation, though, as it often leads to head-on crashes. These types of accidents are very deadly. Sadly, this type of accident recently happened in Maryland and led […]

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Drug Use Potential Cause of Fatal Crash

Drinking and driving is a major cause of car accidents in Maryland and other states throughout the country. However, statistics are showing a rise in the number of accidents caused by drugged drivers. Heroin addiction is growing at high rates, which means more and more drivers under the influence and being involved in a crash. Sadly, […]

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2 Dead in 4-Vehicle Crash in Maryland

Speed and unsafe driving have caused many crashes since cars were invented. These factors have led to a fatal crash in Sunderland, located in rural Maryland. A couple—a 69-year-old woman and 82-year-old man—died when a fully loaded dump truck struck their vehicle. The accident happened on the afternoon of March 12 on Route 2 near […]

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Maryland State Trooper Crashes into Ambulance – 3 Injured

It’s not common for police cars and ambulances to collide with each other, but since these types of vehicles typically travel at high speeds to reach a destination quickly, the results of such an accident can be serious. An ambulance and Maryland State trooper vehicle recently collided in St. Mary’s County, injuring three people. The […]

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Car And Box-Truck Accident Results In Fatality

Car accidents happen on a daily basis in Maryland and other parts of the country. Some are minor fender benders. Others result in serious injury and even death. Sadly, this was the case for a man whose vehicle collided with a box-truck. The fatal accident happened on the morning of February 6 in Beltsville in Prince […]

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Child Recently Died In A Car Accident

Car accidents are often minor, but some can cause serious injuries and even death. The sad reality is that anyone can be a victim—even a child. A 3-year-old child recently died in a car accident in Maryland. The crash happened on the evening of February 4 on Baltimore-Washington Parkway near Route 198. The crash involved […]

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3-Car Collision Caused By Deer Resulted In Fatality

Deer on the roadways may seem cute—until they hit your car. Deer caused more than 1 million car accidents between July 2011 and June 2012. These crashes resulted in more than $4 billion in vehicle damage. Deer can cause more than damage to your car, however. A recent 3-car collision caused by a deer resulted […]

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Excessive Speed Causes Fatal Car Accident

Speed limits are in place for a reason. They protect the safety of pedestrians and motorists. The faster a person is driving, the more likely they are to lose control and cause a serious car accident. A 24-year-old Maryland man recently died after losing control of his vehicle, which was traveling at a high rate […]

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Head-On Collision Kills 1, Injures 3

Yellow center lines on the roadways help keep drivers on their side of the road. In many cases, traffic is traveling in opposite directions, so if you don’t stay on your side of the road, you could end up in a head-on collision. That was what recently happened to a Maryland woman and sadly, she […]

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Police Chase Ends in Death for Driver

Police chases hardly ever end well. Cars eluding police officers at high speeds tend to cause fatal car accidents. Unfortunately, that was the case in a recent police chase in Maryland. Police attempted to pull over the driver of a stolen vehicle on the evening of January 15 and ended up in a multi-city pursuit. […]

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