CBS Washington reported that a woman and her dog were killed in a crash involving an EMS vehicle on August 20 in Owings Mills.
According to the news source, a supervisor with Baltimore County Emergency Medical Services was responding to a priority call when his vehicle collided with a car at around 3 p.m. It is unclear if the EMS vehicle had emergency lights and sirens activated at the time of the accident.
CBS Washington reported that a 72-year-old woman driving a car that was struck by the EMS vehicle died at the scene of the accident along with her dog. The driver of the EMS vehicle was also transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The accident remains under investigation. Authorities said it could take several weeks to determine fault.
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Just like corporations and individuals, government bodies can act with negligence. This can include hiring employees who are reckless, resulting in car accidents. In some lawsuits involving government bodies, you must file a claim with the agency or give it notice prior to pursuing litigation. The best way to move forward with a case involving a government body is to speak to our injury attorneys, as there may be strict deadlines you must meet or risk losing your claim.
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