Queens, NY (May 15, 2021) – At 12:12 a.m. on Saturday morning, May 15, a motorcycle crash with injuries occurred in Queens.
According to officials, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of the Grand Central Parkway around exit 9W. A motorcyclist was riding on the highway when they were struck by a passenger vehicle.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. The motorcyclist, who has not yet been identified, was critically injured and rushed to the hospital for treatment.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in New York
New York sees an alarming amount of motorcycle-related injuries and fatalities every single year as a result of serious accidents. In just one recent year, in fact, it is estimated that approximately 166 people were killed in motorcycle accidents and many others were seriously injured. Because motorcyclists have no protection from harm in the event of an accident, they could become injured by another driver in the blink of an eye. If you have been injured in one of these accidents, you should have the help of an attorney by your side.
The aftermath of a New York motorcycle accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured. Some of the most catastrophic injuries that stem from these accidents include road rash, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries can impact your life in a variety of ways, causing you to spend time in the hospital and away from the workplace. If you have been injured in an accident and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with a dedicated attorney.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those injured in motorcycle accidents. We understand how difficult and complex these claims can be and offer our help and resources in your time of need. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact a New York motorcycle accident attorney at (516-945-9033 for the help you deserve.
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