19 Apr 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (April 19, 2023) – Injuries were reported in a car accident that took place at an intersection in Queens on the night of Tuesday, April 18.

According to Queens officials, the accident happened around 10:10 p.m. at the intersection of 170th Street and Horace Harding Expressway. Police confirmed that two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they allegedly entered the intersection simultaneously, causing them to collide with one another. The involved vehicles were badly damaged in the accident.

Several Queens responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties sustained injuries as a result of the accident and were treated on the scene by EMS crews. The injured victims were then rushed to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.

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

No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the collision continues, and police will update you with more information as it is available.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the parties injured in this collision with hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in New York 

Car accidents are commonplace in the state of New York, especially when it comes to major cities. According to recent statistics, approximately one out of every five car accidents in New York City led to an injury in one recent year. In 2018, there were over 44,300 car accidents in the city that led to injuries. Car accidents happen in many places, but intersections are some of the most dangerous yet common areas for harm. If you have been seriously injured in a car accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney immediately.

Facing the aftermath of a car accident can be incredibly difficult, especially if you have never sustained injuries in a New York car accident in the past. Having the help of a legal advocate on your side is incredibly important and necessary. There are many serious injuries that stem from car accidents in New York, including the following:

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Internal organ damage
  • Fractures

These injuries sometimes land victims in the hospital for a long time, as well as cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. You have options after an accident, which is why you should speak with a skilled Queens car accident attorney as soon as possible.

At The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., our attorneys are here for you after your life has been affected by a car accident in New York. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be and offer our help and resources to you during this difficult time in your life. Our attorneys will assist you as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out what we can do 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.