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Couple suing Maryland town for negligence over tram accident

June 25, 2019

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A Maryland woman who says a tram dragged her along the Ocean City boardwalk is suing the popular vacation town for negligence.

Mona and Gregory Jones are seeking $75,000 in response to the September 2017 accident.

Court documents state Mona Jones reported a driver lost control of the tram and struck her, knocking her to the ground before dragging her across the boardwalk.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports she was dragged 20-40 feet (6-12 meters) until passengers screamed for the driver to stop.

The lawsuit says Jones injured her leg and spent over a month in a trauma ward.

Ocean City Solicitor Guy Ayres says it’s questionable whether the tram ran into Jones. Ayres says witnesses stated she ran into the tram.

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Information from: The Daily Times of Salisbury, Md., http://www.delmarvanow.com/

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