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Salsibury, Maryland – An historic town with several influential neighbors
Salisbury, Maryland, founded in 1732 and incorporated in 1854, is the largest city on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and the county seat of Wicomico County. Salisbury is located at the head of the Wicomico River which leads to the Chesapeake Bay. Salisbury is located near several major cities including Baltimore (106 miles); Washington, D.C. (119 miles), Philadelphia (128 miles), Norfolk (132 miles), Dover (50 miles), and Wilmington (96 miles). Some of the major employers in Salisbury include Salisbury University, Verizon, Peninsula Regional Medical Center, The Knowland Group and Pepsi Bottling of Delmarva. Nearby attractions include Historical Society of Talbot County Museum, Assateague Island National Seashore, Delaware Seashore State Park, and Salisbury Zoo.
The Climate of Salisbury
Salisbury's location on the Atlantic Coastal Plain gives it a humid subtropical climate, with hot, humid summers and cool to mild winters. However, in winter the area is also subject to some intervening periods of much more intense cold and even occasional blizzards usually characteristic of more Northern regions. The monthly daily average temperature ranges from 37.9 °F in January to 78.6 °F in July. On average, Salisbury annually receives 45.9 inches of precipitation, with 9.9 inches of snowfall. For the current weather conditions in Salisbury, go here.
The major roadways serving Salisbury
U.S. Route 13, one of the major north–south routes of the Delmarva Peninsula. US 13 connects Salisbury to Dover, Delaware and Norfolk, Virginia and is known as the Ocean Highway. U.S. Route 50, one of the major east–west routes on the peninsula which serves as the main route between the Baltimore/Washington region and many of the major cities on Delmarva, including Ocean City; it is known as the Ocean Gateway. Maryland Route 12, a rural highway that connects Salisbury to the town of Snow Hill; Maryland Route 349, a rural highway that connects Salisbury to Nanticoke and Quantico.
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Salisbury legal information for accident victims
After someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle crash in Salisbury, many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance?
What to do after a serious injury accident in Salisbury
When someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle collision in Salisbury, the accident victim and their family members are left with medical bills, lost income, and other costs. It is important to get legal assistance to help the accident victim recover, or when the accident is fatal, to help the family members get fully compensated for their losses. Learn more about how a Salisbury personal injury attorney will help injured victims and families.
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Most recent accident reports
Delaware State Police are investigating an early morning two-car crash that sent nine to area hospitals.
A 63-year-old Snow Hill man was killed Wednesday when he crashed his car into an oncoming vehicle, police said.
A 35-year-old man is hospitalized after a crash that involved a train and a car Monday afternoon.
It happened at 1:30 p.m. at Main Street at Railroad Avenue in Ellendale, Delaware.
A Delaware man was arrested and charged with his 12th DUI after he allegedly fled the scene of a crash.
Police are investigating a fatal crash that left a man dead and a woman in critical condition after their vehicle veered off a road north of Milton.
A vehicle crashed into a propane tank in southern Delaware killing the driver and forcing evacuations in the area.