Queens, NY (March 14, 2021) – Around 2 p.m. on Friday afternoon, March 12, a pedestrian accident took place at an intersection in Queens.
According to authorities, the accident happened at the intersection of Queens Boulevard and 84th Drive. A pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was struck by a vehicle while crossing the intersection.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital by ambulance with critical injuries.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Pedestrians are more prone to serious injuries in the state of New York, where these accidents have been increasing over the years. Pedestrian accidents are some of the most severe collisions on our roads each year due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. Hundreds of lives are lost and thousands more are injured in pedestrian accidents throughout New York each year. If you have suffered injuries as a result of a serious pedestrian accident, you should always have a legal advocate on your side.
Nobody ever prepares to become seriously injured in a New York pedestrian accident. However, this is the reality that many people face each year throughout the state. These accidents lead to some of the most catastrophic injuries including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries can impact your life in a variety of ways, leaving you to feel helpless and alone as you get back on your feet. Luckily, with the help of an accident attorney, you can move forward knowing that your rights are being protected during these challenging times.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in pedestrian accidents over the years. We believe that you have many rights under New York law and will protect your rights during these difficult times. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in New York at (516) 945-9033 for the help you deserve.
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