Queens, NY – Child Injured in Pedestrian Accident at 30th Ave & Steinway St
Queens, NY (June 19, 2023) – A child sustained injuries following a pedestrian accident at an intersection in Queens on the afternoon of Monday, June 19.
According to Queens Police, the accident happened around 3:17 p.m. at the intersection of 30th Avenue and Steinway Street. Police confirmed that a child was crossing the street in the area when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle due to reasons that are currently not known. The involved vehicle allegedly remained at the scene after the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The child was treated on the scene by EMS crews. They were then taken to a local hospital for further treatment, though their condition is not yet known.
Due to the severity of the accident, a portion of the intersection was blocked for some time until police were able to clear the scene.
No further details have been released, but the investigation into the collision continues.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the child injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Pedestrians are, without a doubt, the most vulnerable victims on our roads when accidents occur. Especially when a child is involved in one of these collisions, serious injuries and damages can take place in the blink of an eye. Drivers are supposed to stay focused on the road before them so pedestrian accidents can be prevented in New York, but these collisions still occur every single day. In 2022, there were 118 pedestrian fatalities in New York City alone, and many others were injured in these catastrophic accidents. If you or someone you love has faced a pedestrian accident due to negligent reasons, it is important that you seek immediate legal assistance moving forward.
It can be difficult to get back on your feet after a pedestrian accident. The injuries are painful and long-lasting, and you have bills to pay on top of everything else. Luckily, with legal help, you may see a light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to your options. An attorney will be able to help you with some of the following aspects so that you are not left feeling alone after a pedestrian accident:
- Helping you meet filing deadlines in your claim
- Gathering evidence to prove at-fault parties
- Answering any legal questions that you may have
If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, it is imperative that you speak with a Queens pedestrian accident attorney immediately.
Nobody should ever have to face a personal injury on their own. Our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here for you and your family after a life-altering pedestrian accident. We understand the ins and outs of pedestrian accident laws and work to ensure that your rights are being protected during these difficult times. A personal injury claim can be complex, but we know how to maximize the compensation that you receive for the best outcome. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out what we can do for you and your family.
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.