Callaway, MD – Joseph Quade Killed in Fatal Crash on Piney Point RdMaryland Accident News
Callaway, MD (August 13, 2020) – Around 6:02 a.m. yesterday, August 12, a man was killed in a fatal crash at an intersection in Callaway.
According to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, the accident took place at the intersection of Piney Point Road and Take It Easy Ranch Road. Through their initial investigation, they discovered that 73-year-old Joseph Quade was operating a Chevrolet pickup truck and making a turn from Piney Point onto Take It Easy Ranch. His vehicle was suddenly struck by a Toyota SUV operated by 33-year-old Andrew Rogers.
Joseph and his passenger, 79-year-old John Quade, were both flown to hospitals in Washington, D.C. with serious injuries after being extricated from their vehicle. At the hospital, Joseph Quade tragically succumbed to his injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time while police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Joseph Quade at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Maryland
Fatal collisions in Maryland have been increasing steadily in recent years, which shows that drivers should be prepared for any type of road hazard. According to recent statistics produced by the Maryland Department of Transportation, there were approximately 486 fatal accidents in 2018 within the state. This is the second-highest total taken in a five-year period. These accidents can happen for a wide array of reasons on our roads including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, drowsy driving, and many other reckless actions. Losing a loved one can be shocking and unexpected. Those who have suffered these enormous losses should be prepared to speak with a knowledgeable attorney about how they can move forward.
Negligence is the most common contributing factor to fatal collisions in Maryland. Every year, families face devastating and life-altering losses due to fatal accidents caused by the recklessness of others. While victims are grieving, they may face the reality of insurance companies who try to minimize their claim and short deadlines that may seem impossible to meet on their own. When family members lose somebody close to them in a fatal accident, they may wonder what options they have for recovery. It is essential that families speak with a wrongful death attorney in Maryland immediately.
At the Law Office of Melvin L. Allen Jr., our personal injury attorneys in Maryland are dedicated to handling your wrongful death claim from start to finish. We understand how devastating and traumatic it can be for a family to lose somebody they love in a life-altering car accident. You may find that, through your claim, you are eligible for aspects like medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and more. Please contact a Maryland wrongful death attorney at (240) 898-1819 for more information as you navigate the legal system for the first time.
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Disclaimer: At the Law Office of Melvin L. Allen Jr., our attorneys are saddened to hear about the outcome of this accident and many others in Maryland. As we are committed to improving the quality of our state, we wish to inform others in the community about accidents in Maryland so that they can be avoided in the future. The information you find in these posts should not be taken as a solicitation for business, medical advice, or legal advice. We hope that those who experience an accident in Maryland will have a speedy recovery.