Virginia State Police have stated that speed was a factor in a car accident that occurred in a commuter lot in North Stafford, VA.  A 2007 Mercedes-Benz sedan caught the bumper of a parked 2003 Honda before running into a 1996 Mazda pickup.  A 20-year old man inside the pickup was injured.

The crash involving the pickup pushed others cars into each other, including a Ford sedan, a Chevrolet Tahoe and a 2003 Hyundai, with eight cars damaged in total.  The impact with the Hyundai caused it to hit a 72-year old who was standing near the vehicle at the time of the accident.

Both of the injured parties were taken to a local hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.

Michael Phillip Daniel, age 50, the driver of the Mercedes sedan, has been charged with reckless driving and driving without a license according to police.

Virginia State Police Sergeant Les Tyler stated that speed was a factor in the crash.

For the people who only suffered property damage, it will likely be difficult for them to recover what they would consider a reasonable amount of money from the incident.  Watch the video below to learn more about why this is a tough situation for property damage claims.


Have you been in an accident involving a negligent driver in a parking lot or commuter in Northern Virginia?  If you have, or are worried about what could happen if you are involved in a car accident, you can order a free copy of The Accident Book to be prepared.  If you are seeking legal help for an accident in which you were the victim, call the BenGlassLaw office at (703)591-9829. 
Ben Glass
Ben Glass is a nationally recognized Virginia injury, medical malpractice, and long-term disability attorney
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