Kensington Accident Victim Identified

The Kensington accident victim has been identified by the Montgomery County Police Collision Reconstruction Unit. They identified the victim on Thursday, November 18th. Michaele Anne Belford, 72, of Kensington, succumbed to her injuries while in the hospital.  

The accident Belford was involved in happened on Tuesday, November 16th. The press release by the Montgomery County Police disclosed that at about 3:50 p.m., District officers and Montgomery County Fire Rescue (MCFR) personnel responded to the intersection of northbound Connecticut Avenue and Franklin Street for a two-vehicle collision report. 

The preliminary investigation revealed that a black 2007 Toyota 4Runner was eastbound on Franklin Street. The second vehicle, a blue 2006 Toyota Tacoma, was traveling northbound on Connecticut Avenue. The Tacoma then struck the 4Runner, causing it to roll over. The driver and passenger of the 4Runner were extricated by the MCFR and transported to a local hospital with severe injuries. 

The Tacoma driver sustained non-life-threatening injuries and received treatment at a local hospital. The Kensington accident victim, Belford, was the passenger of the 4Runner, and she died while receiving treatment on Wednesday, November 17th. The CRU is continuing with the investigation. Anyone with information about the occurrence should contact CRU detectives at 240-773-6620. 

Motor vehicle accidents are pretty common in Maryland and result in either injury or death. Following a traffic accident, the victim can demand compensation from the fault party. This is because Maryland is a fault car accident state. The victim can do this by commencing an insurance claim or filing a personal injury lawsuit. 

If the claim succeeds, you get economic and non-economic damages. Getting compensation is easier when you work with an experienced attorney. At Pinder Plotkin LLC, our Maryland car accident lawyers can help you get maximum compensation. Contact us today. 


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