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Accident in Dumfries Results in Serious Injuries

What Happened:

A multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 95 near Dumfries, Virginia (VA) resulted in multiple injuries. The accident occurred when the driver of a Ford F-150 failed to stop and hit a Honda Civic. The Civic then hit a Toyota Sienna causing the Sienna to overturn and hit a Honda Accord. The pickup veered left and hit a Hyundai Accent, according to Fredericksburg.com.

The Stafford man was driving the Civic. He suffered serious, life-threatening injuries and had to be flown to Inova Fairfax Hospital.

The driver of the F-150 has been charged with reckless driving.

The Virginia Injury Lawyer’s Perspective:

The victim from Stafford probably has grounds to pursue a personal injury claim against the at-fault F-150 driver. Just because police have charged the truck driver with a criminal offense does not prevent the victim from seeking restitution through a civil claim. This is also applicable to the other drivers involved in the wreck who suffered injuries.  

Potentially Helpful Info:

Our firm published an article discussing the types of damages available through a personal injury claim. Learn about them by reading the article here.

Have Questions? Check Out Our Firm’s FAQs:

Click here for FAQs on what needs to be done if you or a loved one suffered serious injuries in a car crash.

 

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Richard N. Shapiro
Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Lawyer Serving Va Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake & all of Virginia
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