Queens, NY (October 18, 2021) – Around 11 p.m. on Sunday night, October 17, a woman was killed in a head-on collision in Queens.
According to NYPD officials, the accident happened on South Park Lane around the area of Mayfair Road. A 21-year-old man was driving a Toyota Corolla when he went over the center line after a curve in the road. It is believed that the man was driving intoxicated when he struck a Toyota Camry head-on.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. A 22-year-old woman was extricated from one of the vehicles and was pronounced dead due to traumatic injuries. The 44-year-old driver of the Camry, the 21-year-old Corolla driver, and a 3-year-old boy were all taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries. Their conditions are not yet known.
The driver of the Corolla, since identified as Daniel Aguirre, is now facing charges. These include vehicular manslaughter, driving while intoxicated, and more.
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. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in New York
Head-on collisions are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents in New York. This is why so many of these accidents lead to traumatic results. Approximately 2% of car accidents within the state are deemed head-on collisions. This may seem like a low percentage but it is important to note that, out of these accidents, approximately 10% lead to fatalities. It is never easy to lose a loved one as a result of a preventable accident. Family members have many options moving forward. It is crucial that they seek the help of an attorney in their time of need.
The loss of a loved one can affect your life in a variety of ways. Because of this, you should have the help of a Queens car accident lawyer on your side. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Losing somebody close to you can leave you with a variety of questions that you may not be able to answer on your own. This is why it is important to speak with a wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Queens Wrongful Death Attorneys
Our knowledgeable accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here to help you move forward after you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling both emotionally and financially after you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident. We believe that you have many rights and options under New York accident law when it comes to your case. Our attorneys will stand by your side every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Queens at (516) 945-9033 for more information on how we can assist you.
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