Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis & Lightfoot, LLP
District of Columbia D.C. (202) 796-3291
Virginia VA (703) 498-2928
Maryland MD (301) 637-4614
se habla español
Call today for your free consultation
ES
se habla español
Back
Experienced at winning cases for people who need justice
Washington DC Personal injury law firm

Maryland Trooper Killed in Collision with Tractor Trailer

Posted on June 16, 2011 to

A 39-year-old Maryland State Police trooper lost his life last month in a car accident on Interstate 95 in Howard County. The trooper was traveling south on I-95 around 2:40 a.m. when he hit a parked tractor-trailer on the shoulder, according to investigators. A witness told police that a speeding motorcycle and the officer’s squad car passed him just before the accident occurred. Seconds later, the squad car struck the rear of the tractor-trailer.

According to investigators, the officer was wearing a seatbelt when the accident happened. His patrol car hit the tractor and came to a stop at the front of the trailer. The driver of the tractor-trailer did not suffer any injuries in the crash.

The officer leaves behind six children, ages four to 19. He was an 11-year veteran of the Maryland State Police Force.

Auto crashes can cause long-term injury and death. Contact a Maryland personal injury attorney right away, if you or a loved one suffers injuries in a car accident. A Maryland personal injury lawyer at Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis and Lightfoot can tell you what to do after a car accident to preserve your rights as a victim. Attorney Justin Beall is ready to speak with you today.