Queens, NY (November 20, 2020) – Early Friday, November 20, a man was killed in a fatal crash at a Queens intersection.
According to police, the accident took place at the intersection of Union Turnpike and Parsons Boulevard when two vehicles collided. A 52-year-old man was headed southbound when his vehicle was T-boned at the intersection by a 22-year-old making a turn onto Parsons.
The 52-year-old male was taken to a nearby hospital with critical injuries. He was pronounced dead while there.
NYPD officials confirmed that the 22-year-old driver was taken into custody for driving while intoxicated. He is not yet facing any charges at this time.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in New York
More people lose their lives in fatal accidents in New York than in many other states across the U.S. In one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 1,109 people were killed in New York accidents due to the negligence of others. Facing the devastating loss of a loved one can leave you in one of the most difficult positions of your life. As you face the legal system, you should always have an experienced legal advocate by your side.
New York car accidents happen due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. These accidents are more likely to occur at intersections than in many other areas. In fact, in one year’s time, it is estimated that over 2.5 million intersection accidents occur due to the negligence of others. These accidents take the lives of loved ones in the blink of an eye. If you have lost someone you love in a collision, it is important that you speak with a wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
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