Queens, NY – Auto Collision with Injuries Reported on Van Wyck Expressway near Long Island Expressway
Queens, NY (October 17, 2023) – On October 16, officers with the New York Police Department were called to the scene of a crash in the Flushing Meadows Corona Park neighborhood.
NYPD crash reports indicate that at around 9:05 a.m., a collision between vehicles occurred on Van Wyck Expressway. NYPD assisted the New York Fire Department at the scene as they closed off the roadway near the Long Island Expressway.
Medical personnel reported to the site of the crash to care for those harmed and provided them with transportation to local hospitals.
The crash is being investigated at this time.
We hope the injured parties are able to recover quickly following this collision.
Car Accidents in New York
An automobile accident can disrupt your life entirely. Unfortunately, there are countless instances where people are hurt as a result of crashes that take place right here in New York. In fact, tens of thousands of injury accidents are reported on an annual basis across our state. Many of these accidents are a result of reckless and negligent drivers. Leading factors and auto collisions across our state include:
- Weather-related factors: The month of October is known for bringing a lot of rain to our area. Unfortunately, when drivers are traveling too fast or recklessly in inclement weather conditions, it can lead to serious accidents.
- Fatigue: When drivers operate their vehicles while tired, they run the risk of falling asleep or losing control of their vehicles and crashing into others.
- Tailgating: When motorists follow others too closely, they run the risk of crashing into them if they are unable to stop in time for sudden traffic changes. Unfortunately, we see many tailgating accidents take place as a result of aggression or distractions.
If another person’s reckless actions have caused the crash that sent you to a hospital with injuries, it is crucial that you understand your rights and the options available. Seeking guidance from Queens car accident lawyer early on can provide you with the strongest evidence possible for your case when it comes to getting justice. After your crash, you have the ability to seek compensation for a variety of damages you face. This can include compensation for:
- Medical expenses
- Property damage
- Loss of consortium
- Lost wages
- Emotional distress
- Pain and suffering
- Punitive damages (in some cases)
Acting in a timely manner can ensure you are able to maximize the money you recover for these and other damages.
At The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., we are dedicated to providing our clients with the highest level of legal support in their personal injury cases. Our team of experienced lawyers understands the challenges and hurdles that come with an injury, and we are committed to helping our clients get the justice and compensation they deserve. We will fight tirelessly on your behalf against those responsible for your injuries and ensure that you receive fair compensation for your pain, suffering, and other damages. Do not hesitate to contact our New York personal injury law firm by calling 718-606-4099 today for a free consultation if you have suffered a personal injury due to someone else’s negligence. Let us help you get back on your feet.
Notes: When writing these accident news pieces, our writers rely on secondary sources. These sources are comprised of police and fire accident reports, news reports, and newspaper articles, as well as first-person testimonies from accident witnesses. Because of this, our team at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. has not independently validated the information regarding this accident. Please get in touch with our company to have any inaccurate information corrected right away. Please let us know if you want the post to be taken down from our website, and we will do our best to comply.
Disclaimers: In order to prevent being engaged in a tragic accident, we wish to encourage the people in our neighborhood to drive slowly and with caution. This news article is not meant to be a solicitation for business. Any information offered shouldn’t be regarded as professional medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post wasn’t taken at the location of the collision.