A 2019 Ford Escape Strikes a 2013 Ford Fiesta Head On In a Car Accident Resulting in Death and Severe Injuries
A tragic incident occurred on December 13, near Owensville Sudley Road. At around 9:00 p.m., emergency responders rushed to a severe motor vehicle collision that left one person dead and two others with severe injuries. The accident involved two vehicles, a 2019 Ford Escape and a 2013 Ford Fiesta. The preliminary investigation revealed that the Ford Escape was traveling southbound on Solomons Island Road when it suddenly crossed the centerline and collided with the northbound Ford Fiesta striking it head on.
The devastating accident resulted in the loss of 68-year-old Stephen Lee Horodyski. Authorities identified him as the driver of a Ford Fiesta that was involved in the collision. Unfortunately, Horodyski was unable to make it through the accident and was declared deceased at the scene by the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. The other passenger, 66-year-old Sara Louise Winter, suffered grave injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital for immediate medical attention.
The driver of the Ford Escape, 32-year-old Anthony Michael Filippelli of Edgewater, was rushed to an area hospital for treatment following the accident and has also suffered severe injuries. The Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Traffic Safety Section is investigating the incident thoroughly. It’s crucial to determine the cause of this devastating crash, and we can only hope that the investigations will provide answers for the victim’s loved ones. Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Horodyski and we hope for a speedy and full recovery for both Winter and Filippelli.
Maryland Head-on Collision Lawyers
The accident described above was a dreaded head-on collision. In 2019 alone, 12,785 people died as a result of frontal impact accidents, and these types of crashes made up 57% of all fatal accidents in the United States. These accidents can cause serious injuries such as head trauma, organ damage, paralysis, and spinal cord injuries.
If you or a loved one has suffered from an injury due to a frontal impact collision or any other type of motor vehicle crash, our team at Zirkin & Schmerling Law can fight for your rights to get you the compensation you need while you focus on caring for yourself.
Having a serious injury is a nightmare that is impossible to wake up from. The nightmare can be even worse if the insurance company offers you a low settlement that doesn’t even begin to cover all of your child’s expenses. We will fight for you.
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