1 Jul 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (July 1, 2023) – A boy was injured in a bicycle accident involving a motorcycle that took place at an intersection in Queens on the afternoon of Friday, June 30.

According to Queens Police, the accident happened at 1:42 p.m. at the intersection of Roosevelt Avenue and 95th Street. Police confirmed that a child was riding on a bicycle in the area when they were struck by a motorcyclist who was driving through the intersection. It is believed that the motorcyclist remained at the scene.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The bicyclist, identified only as a male child, sustained a knee injury in the accident. They were treated on scene by paramedics and likely hospitalized as well. It is not known if anyone else was hurt in the accident.

The roadway was blocked at the intersection for some time. This led to delays until the scene was cleared.

No further details have been released at this time. Queens Police continue their investigation into the collision.

We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the boy injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.

Bicycle Accidents in New York

Bicyclists are at a high risk of serious injury and even death in some cases throughout New York and beyond. This is due to the fact that bicyclists have virtually no protection from harm in the event of an accident involving any type of large vehicle. In 2018, it was reported that an astounding 18,718 bicycle accidents took place throughout New York City, with a large percentage of them leading to injuries. Your life could be turned upside-down within seconds due to a bicycle accident that was not your fault. Because of this, it is important that you are aware of your options moving forward.

A bicycle accident can happen in a flash, affecting your life physically and financially. The injuries that stem from a bicycle accident can have a huge and lasting impact on your life. These could include any of the following:

  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Internal organ damage
  • Fractures
  • Paralysis

These injuries could cause you to spend time in the hospital or away from the workplace. If you have been hurt in a bicycle collision and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with a Queens bicycle accident attorney in your time of need.

At The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., our attorneys are here to help you after your life has been impacted by a bicycle accident. We understand how stressful and painful the aftermath of a bicycle accident can be. Because of this, we want to provide you with the resources that you need to bring a claim so that you do not have to worry about it on your own. Our attorneys can help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please contact a bicycle accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 for more information on your available options.

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.