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Multi-Vehicle Accidents in Maryland

Some of the most common accidents in Maryland involve more than two cars.  These accidents are called multi-vehicle collisions and can result in significant injuries.

What Is a Multi-Vehicle Accident?

Multi-vehicle accidents are a chain reaction of more than two vehicles colliding with each other. They normally occur when one collision happens in a line of vehicles.

One car will rear-end the car in front of it, which will push that second car into the third, and so on.

Common Causes of Multi-Vehicle Collisions

There are many reasons why a multi-vehicle collision occurs.

Usually, cars are following each other too closely and unable to stop in time.  This typically occurs during stop-and-go traffic on major highways and roads.  Other times the bad weather can play a role in causing multi-vehicle collisions.

A frequent cause of multi-vehicle collisions is due to distracted driving. Here, a driver is usually looking at their cell phone or texting and driving and cannot stop in time.

Injured in a Multi-Vehicle Collision

If you are involved in a multi-vehicle collision, then you need to do three things.  First, you need to exchange information with all of the drivers involved in the accident, not just the at-fault party.  Second, you need to get the contact information from any witnesses and take pictures of the damage to your vehicle.  Finally, you will want to get a police report number so that your personal injury attorney can request the report when it is available.

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Baltimore County Attorney: Arbutus (21227), Catonsville (21228, 21250), Cockeysville (21030, 21031, 21065), Dundalk (21222), Edgemere (21219), Essex (21221), Garrison (21055), Lansdowne (21227), Lochearn (21207), Lutherville (21093), Middle River (21220), Milford Mill (21244), Overlea (21236), Owings Mills (21117), Parkville (21234), Park Heights (21215), Pikesville (21208), Randallstown (21133), Reisterstown (21136), Rosedale (21237), Timonium (21093), Towson (21204), White Marsh (21162), Woodlawn (21207), and more.

Carroll County Attorney: Eldersburg (21784), Finksburg (21048), Hampstead (21074), Manchester (21102), Marriottsville (21104), Taneytown (21787), Union Bridge (21791), Westminster (21157, 21158), Mount Airy (21771), New Windsor (21776), Sykesville (21784), Woodbine (21797), Taneytown (21787), and more.

Frederick County Attorney: Frederick (21701, 20702, 21703, 21709), New Market (21774) , Mount Airy (21771), Urbana (21704), Ijamsville (21754), Walkersville (21793), Libertytown (21762), Damascus (20872), and more.

Harford County Attorney: Aberdeen (21001), Abingdon (21009), Bel Air (21014, 21015), Darlington (21034), Edgewood (21040), Forest Hill (21050), Jarrettsville (21084), Joppa (21085), Pylesville (21132), Whiteford (21160), White Hall (21161)

Howard County Attorney: Clarksville (21029), Columbia (21044), Cooksville (21723), Dorsey (21075), Elkridge (21075), Ellicott City (21043), Fulton (20759), Glenelg (21737), Glenwood (21738), Granite (21163), Hanover (21076), Highland (20777), Jessup (20794), Lisbon (21765), Marriottsville (21104), North Laurel (20723), West Friendship (21794), Woodbine (21797), Woodstock (21163), and more.

Montgomery County Attorney: Olney (20832), Damascus (20872), Laytonsville (20882), Silver Spring (20910), Clarksburg (20871), Gaithersburg (20878), Germantown (20876), Bethesda (20816), Chevy Chase (20815), and more.