Jeep Collides with Toyota In Caroline County Resulting in Four Deaths
On Wednesday morning, tragedy struck in Caroline County, Maryland when a deadly crash on Route 404 killed four people. Maryland State Police report that a Jeep, driven by Vanity Lenetta Teagle, 36 of Bridgeville, drifted into the westbound lane of Route 404 and collided with a Toyota head-on. Three passengers of the Jeep; Uneeki Iyana Espree Teagle, 17, Nathan Henry Jr., 6, both of Bridgeville, Del., and an unidentified 30-year old female were all pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and sole occupant of the Toyota, Marie Rosalia Granados, 40 of Seaford also succumbed to her injuries during the collision. After cars collided, two occupants from the Jeep were taken by State Police helicopters to Johns Hopkins Hospital and R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. The road had to be shut down for a lengthy six hours while authorities conducted their investigation into the cause of the crash.
What Should You Do After a Car Accident in Maryland?
If you experience a vehicular accident, it’s critical that you take immediate steps to ensure your short-term and long-term wellbeing. The first step you need to take is to move to a safe area after a crash if you’re able. You should then assess the degree to which you were injured and call 911 if necessary. If you experienced injuries that require medical assistance, make sure to accept medical treatment while at the scene of the crash.
While you remain at the scene of the crash, it’s critical that you avoid discussing fault, admitting liability, or giving a statement to your insurance company before calling a Maryland car accident attorney. Expert traffic accident attorneys can help you through the process of the legal and insurance ramifications of your case, and they can assist you in protecting the value of your claim. Contact us or call us at 410-753-4611 to set up an appointment with one of our commercial truck accident lawyers today.