Chesapeake Beach, MD – Fatal Motorcycle Accident on Bayside RdMaryland Accident News
Chesapeake Beach, MD (August 25, 2020) – Around 8:12 p.m. last night, August 24, a fatal motorcycle accident happened in Chesapeake Beach.
According to the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, the accident took place on Bayside Road not far from the area of Camp Roosevelt Drive. When police arrived at the scene, they found a 2004 Lexus and Kawasaki motorcycle in the road.
Police discovered that the collision took place when the Lexus was traveling north in the area. The driver, identified as 49-year-old Jennifer Osterloh, was traveling along as a motorcycle came up behind her. The operator of the motorcycle was identified as Edwin Correa. He passed a vehicle as he traveled, which put him in the same lane as the Lexus. Police confirmed that the two vehicles collided head-on with each other.
Correa was ejected from his motorcycle at the scene of the accident. Paramedics were called to the scene but Correa was pronounced deceased due to traumatic injuries.
Osterloh was taken to a local hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in Maryland
Every year, motorcycle accidents end in a wide array of severe accidents due to the negligence of others. A large percentage of these accidents lead to catastrophic injuries but many others cause fatalities that occur in the blink of an eye. According to the Governors Highway Safety Administration, approximately 76 motorcycle fatalities took place in the state of Maryland due to the negligence of others. Drivers are told to always partake in special precautions on our roads, which means abiding by the rules of the road to ensure the safety of motorcyclists. If you have lost somebody you love in one of these accidents, it is essential that you have a skilled attorney on your side.
Motorcycle accidents happen unexpectedly and leave victims feeling helpless and alone at times. Unfortunately, this is the reality for too many families who have lost somebody they love due to one of these horrific accidents. Nobody ever expects to lose somebody they love in an accident. However, when this does occur, you may find that there are challenges along the way as you grieve your losses and wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You have many rights to compensation for losses like medical expenses, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and more. It is essential that you immediately speak with a Maryland wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Our Maryland accident attorneys at the Law Office of Melvin L. Allen Jr. are here for you in your time of need. If you are feeling overwhelmed after you have faced losses, you should look no further than an accident attorney who can assist you every step of the way. If you have lost a loved one, we are here for you when you need us the most. Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Maryland at (240) 898-1819 for more information on your options moving forward.
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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.