Queens, NY (October 23, 2020) – Around 1:25 p.m. on Thursday, October 22, one person was injured in a car crash in Queens.
According to police, the accident took place at the intersection of Flushing Avenue and Woodward Avenue. Local law enforcement officials confirmed that a gold minivan was driving in the area when it struck the side of a compact SUV at the intersection for reasons that are not yet known.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the collision to assist those in need. Both vehicles were badly damaged and at least one person was trapped in their vehicle and had to be extricated by fire crews.
One person, who has not yet been identified, was rushed to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. Their condition is not known at this time.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances leading up to the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in New York
Hundreds of thousands of victims are injured in car accidents every year in the state of New York. These accidents happen in many different areas in the state of New York including highways and parking lots. Intersections are another common place for car accidents within the state. In fact, these accidents are common in every state across the U.S. In just one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to the negligence of others. If you have suffered immense harm as a result of a car accident at an intersection, it is imperative that you have the help of an attorney by your side.
Being injured in a New York car accident can leave you with a wide array of questions that only an attorney can answer. For instance, what types of compensation will you need to move forward when it comes to your claim? What deadlines will you have to meet so that you can ensure that you do not miss out on any opportunities for compensation? Will you have to speak with the insurance adjuster and what should you say? If you have the help of an attorney by your side, you can ensure that your rights are being protected every step of the way.
At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our New York accident attorneys are here to help you every step of the way when it comes to your accident claim. We understand how devastating it can feel to be involved in an accident that is not your fault, especially one that you know could have been prevented. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a variety of aspects including medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and so much more. If you have been harmed due to another party and you are unsure about where you can turn, please contact a personal injury attorney in New York at (516) 945-9033 for more information.
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