Multi-Vehicle Accident Victim, Brittney Mae Goodwin Died In Crash With Semi-Truck
On Monday, Brittney Mae Goodwin, 30, of Greensboro, North Carolina, died in a four-vehicle chain-reaction crash during heavy snow showers. The crash occurred on southbound Interstate 81 in Hagerstown, Maryland, and resulted in the closure of the highway for six hours. Two other people were injured in the crash and were taken to Meritus Medical Center for treatment. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
At approximately 1:49pm, a major car accident occurred on a section of the highway near the U.S. 40 bridge. The crash involved three vehicles, including a Mazda SUV, a tractor-trailer, and a Dodge pickup truck. The incident occurred when the approaching tractor-trailer crashed into the rear of the pickup truck, knocking it into the Mazda SUV and subsequently hitting another tractor-trailer in the process. Overall, this crash serves as a reminder to be vigilant and alert at all times while driving on busy roads such as these to avoid preventable accidents such as this one.
A dog in the SUV was injured and taken by The Humane Society of Washington County to Mountain View Animal Hospital, authorities said. The southbound lanes at the scene were closed while police conducted a crash reconstruction investigation and heavy-duty tow services were called in to help remove vehicles, according to a Washington County 911 supervisor. Firefighters from Halfway, Hagerstown, and Williamsport as well as ambulances from Community Rescue Service and Franklin County, Pa., responded, the 911 supervisor said.
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Multi-car accidents and chain reaction wrecks are often difficult to navigate. Those involved in these wrecks can often become involved in multiple lawsuits because several parties can be at fault. Experienced car accident lawyers can guide you through the confusing process, and they can help you prove others’ negligence.
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