Queens, NY (June 5, 2021) – At 9:30 p.m. on the night of Friday, June 4, a hit-and-run pedestrian accident occurred in Queens.
According to police, the accident happened at the intersection of College Point Boulevard and 18th Avenue. A 2009 Toyota Camry was headed north when the vehicle crossed the double yellow line and veered into the southbound lanes of traffic. The Camry struck a 16-year-old boy in the crosswalk.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The 16-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital and has since been listed in critical condition.
The Camry fled the scene of the accident. Police have not yet said if they have found the responsible driver.
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.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Pedestrian accidents happen more commonly in New York than in many other states throughout the U.S. In just one recent year’s time, hundreds of people were killed and many more were injured in pedestrian accidents throughout the state. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. If you have suffered from serious injuries as a result of a pedestrian accident, you should seek the immediate help of an attorney who can help you.
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