Queens, NY (November 5, 2020) – Two people were injured in a car accident that took place near an intersection around 5:30 a.m. this morning, November 5.

According to the New York Police Department, the collision occurred at the intersection of Jamaica Avenue and 168 Street. Police did not comment on the circumstances of the accident or how many vehicles were involved. However, it is believed that the vehicles entered the intersection at the same time.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident to help those in need. Two people, one of which was an NYPD officer, were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.

The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time.

No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in New York 

11.5 Queens, NY – Police Officer Injured in Car Accident on Jamaica Ave

In one year’s time, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in New York car accidents due to the negligence of others. These accidents happen in many different areas but one of the most common areas is intersections. In just one recent year, over 2.5 million intersection accidents took place in the entire U.S. due to the recklessness of others. These accidents happen due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have suffered harm due to an accident that is not your fault, you should have legal help on your side.

New York car accidents happen due to many different reasons and lead to extensive injuries in some victims each year. Some of the most common injuries that stem from these accidents include whiplash, traumatic brain injuries, organ damage, burns, and more. Many victims will spend time in the hospital and miss valuable time at work, which can have a huge financial impact on a person’s life. If you have been injured in a car accident and believe that another party is to blame, you have options moving forward.

At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our skilled and compassionate New York accident attorneys are here to help you when you have suffered losses as a result of a car accident. We understand how severe and devastating accidents can be and how they can affect you for the rest of your life in some cases. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to an accident that is not your fault. We are here for you every step of the way as you navigate the legal system. Please contact a personal injury attorney in New York that you can rely on at (516) 945-9033 for more information.

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