Queens, NY – Bicycle Accident Causes Injuries at 34th Ave & 71st St Intersection
Queens, NY (July 29, 2023) – Injuries stemmed from a serious bicycle accident that took place at an intersection in Queens on the afternoon of Saturday, July 29.
According to Queens officials, the accident happened just before 4 p.m. at the intersection of 34th Avenue and 71st Street. Police confirmed that a bicyclist was traveling in the area when they entered the intersection, and they were struck by a passenger vehicle. It is believed that the driver of the vehicle remained on the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The bicyclist sustained a serious injury to their arm due to the force of the collision. The victim was treated on scene by EMS crews and then taken to a local hospital for further treatment.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released, but the investigation into the collision continues.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the party injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in New York
There are many laws and regulations that govern bicyclists in the state of New York. However, even the most law-abiding bicyclist can be seriously injured in a New York bicycle accident. This is especially true when bicyclists are involved in collisions with passenger vehicles. Because bicyclists have few protections from harm, they are more likely to be injured or killed in an accident. In 2019, it was reported that there were 3,835 bicycle accidents in just New York City alone. If you have been hurt in a bicycle accident and do not know where to turn, you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible.
Motor vehicle drivers are supposed to actively pay close attention to the roads around them so that bicycle accidents can be avoided. However, these accidents still continue to occur due to many reasons. These include some of the following:
- Driver distractions, like texting and driving
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Traveling over the speed limit
- Fatigued driving
Most bicycle accidents can be prevented when drivers and bicyclists are aware of what is happening around them. The injuries that stem from these accidents are typically catastrophic and life-altering. If you have been hurt in a bicycle accident, it is crucial that you speak with a skilled Queens bicycle accident lawyer immediately.
Our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here for you after you have been hurt in a bicycle crash that was caused by another party. We understand how overwhelming a bicycle accident can be and offer our help and resources to you in your dire time of need. Our attorneys believe in assisting you every step of the way as you work toward the compensation that you need to get back on your feet. Please do not hesitate to contact a bicycle accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out what options are available for you at this time.
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.