A crash on May 11 has resulted in the death of a Waldorf man. Courtesy of somdnews.com, the 59-year-old man was the driver of a 1996 Ford that was struck by a Kenworth tractor-trailer headed southbound on U.S. 301.
Maryland State Police troopers were called to the scene of the crash at approximately 5:25 a.m. The exact location of the crash was the intersection of VFW Road and U.S. Highway 301. The incident reportedly occurred when the driver of the Ford continued through the traffic light and made a turn onto U.S. 301 headed south when the tractor-trailer truck crashed into his vehicle.
The driver of the Ford was transported to MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, but was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital from injuries suffered in the crash. The truck’s driver was from Wallace, North Carolina. He was not injured in the crash. There were no passengers in the Ford or in the Kenworth tractor.
The investigation at this time is only preliminary. The Maryland State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division is assisting in the ongoing investigation in order to determine the cause of the accident. Police are still searching for witnesses to the crash who might be able to provide them with more information.
The Waldorf fatal auto accident attorneys at the firm of Alpert Schreyer have many years of experience in helping injury victims recover compensation for medical expenses, lost wages from time away from work, and pain and suffering endured. If you or someone you love has suffered injuries, or if a loved one has died in an auto accident that was the fault of another, call us at (844) 632-7274 or complete our online contact form. We will evaluate your case at no cost to you.