Tuesday morning rush hour was ground to a halt when a taxi
cab driver lost control of his vehicle and came to a rest on the steps of Chevy
Chase Pavilion at the southeast corners of Wisconsin and Western Avenues in
Eyewitnesses to the accident stated that a car traveling
west on Western Ave. was attempting to take an illegal left turn onto Wisconsin
Ave. That illegal turn set of a chain of events. Several cars were damaged and
traffic was backed up in all directions.
The accident also caused a taxi cab driver to lose control
and came to rest on the steps of the mall in front of J. Crew, causing
significant damage to both the cab and the stair rails of the mall.
One person was incurred minor injuries and had to be taken
to a local hospital, though it isn’t clear if it was the taxi driver.
The taxi driver may find it necessary to hire an accident attorney to recover the costs
of the damages to the cab, which is likely the primary source of income.
Luckily, the people involved in this accident did not suffer
severe harm, but many other traffic accidents result in debilitating injuries. Accident lawyers often represent people
who incur serious injuries and need to recoup their medical costs.
Anyone who finds their lives are adversely affected by the
carelessness of another driver should contact an accomplished accident attorney to attain
compensation for their pain and distress.