Owings Mills, MD (August 31, 2023) – An explosion reported on Tuesday in Baltimore County claimed one person’s life. At around 1:55 p.m. on August 29, emergency crews were called to the site of an explosion on Deer Park Road.
Reports show that a minivan exploded in the 4500 block of the roadway during the afternoon hours. The explosion caused the vehicle to burst into flames with two people inside.
A 46-year-old was fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene.
A child was transported to an area hospital for emergency care.
Authorities closed off a portion of the roadway near Northwest Regional Park while assisting at the scene. The incident is currently being investigated.
We hope the child is able to recover quickly.
Our sympathies are with the family of the victim who died in this explosion.
Fatal Explosions in Maryland
Fatal explosions take the lives of countless people across our country every year. Unfortunately, there are instances where people lose their lives as a result of explosions that take place inside vehicles. These incidents often take place for a variety of reasons.
One common cause of car explosions is fuel leaks. A leak in the fuel system, whether due to a damaged fuel line or faulty seals, can lead to an accumulation of flammable vapors within the vehicle. If ignited by a spark or open flame, this can trigger a catastrophic explosion.
Another potential cause is electrical faults. Short circuits or malfunctioning wiring can generate excessive heat, which may ignite nearby combustible materials and ultimately result in a car explosion.
Additionally, mechanical failures such as engine overheating and transmission issues have been known to contribute to fatal car explosions. No matter what caused the explosion to take place, the results are often devastating. Families are often torn apart and forced to deal with overwhelming consequences.
After the unexpected loss of a loved one, your family may be able to recover financial compensation for not only funeral and burial arrangements but also lost earning capacity, loss of services, and loss of companionship. A skilled and fearless fatal gas explosion lawyer will provide you with the best chance of getting justice and holding the negligent driver accountable.
At Burg Simpson, we understand how difficult and emotional an incident involving an explosion can be for those involved and their families. We are dedicated to providing top-quality legal services, but we also know that a supportive environment is essential in these trying times. Our team of experienced attorneys will work diligently towards ensuring just outcomes while being there for you every step of the way with compassion and understanding. Please do not hesitate to contact our national explosion law firm at 888-895-2080 if you or somebody you know has been affected by an explosion incident as soon as possible so that we may provide this exceptional service to you when it matters most.