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Car Accident Claims Life of Child


On Monday night, a car accident resulted in the death of a 9-year-old girl in Clinton, Maryland. The accident happened when a driver operating a vehicle traveling northbound on Woodyard Road failed to yield when attempting to make a left turn onto Canberra Driver resulting in a collision with another vehicle. The driver was uninjured in the accident, but 9-year-old Daichell Brown sustained serious injuries in the collision resulting in her death. The other vehicle was traveling southbound, and the driver of that vehicle sustained moderate injuries. The authorities are continuing to investigate the accident.

Auto accidents can occur in various forms and by numerous factors. Thousands of auto accidents occur each year resulting in severe damage, serious injuries, and fatalities. One common factor between all types of auto accidents is that a large portion are caused by negligence. Truck accidents, motorcycle crashes, single vehicle accidents, and SUV rollovers are typically preventable due to the negligence of another party. Design flaws, dangerous roadways, mechanical defects, and negligent driving are all causes of preventable auto accidents. Individuals that sustain injuries, property damage, emotional damages, and lost wages may be entitled to compensation for their damages.

The experienced St. Louis car accident lawyers of Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC have over 100 years of combined legal experience. Our attorneys have recovered over $350 million in compensation and will work diligently to recover the maximum compensation you deserve. Contact us to receive a free no-obligation consultation.

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