Queens, NY – Child Injured in Pedestrian Crash at 127th Ave & Merrick Blvd
Queens, NY (April 13, 2023) – At 2:19 p.m. on the afternoon of Thursday, April 13, a child was injured in a pedestrian accident that took place in Queens.
According to Queens Police, the accident happened at the intersection of 127th Avenue and Merrick Boulevard. Police confirmed that a child was walking in the area when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle due to unknown reasons. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. The child, who has not yet been identified, was injured in the accident. They were rushed to the hospital for treatment of unknown injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time. This led to delays until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts go out to the child who was injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Pedestrians are known for being the most vulnerable parties on our roads in the state of New York. More pedestrian accidents happen in New York than any other states in the U.S. In one year’s time in the state, an average of 300 people are killed and over 15,000 people sustain injuries. Though drivers are always supposed to be aware of pedestrians on our roads, this does not always happen and serious collisions continue to happen all the time. There are many reasons why drivers become involved in accidents with pedestrians, which include some of the following:
- Driving while distracted
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Fatigued driving
If you or someone you know has been affected by a pedestrian accident, you should speak with a skilled attorney immediately.
It can be scary to face a pedestrian accident. As you face physical injuries and a long recovery, you may wonder how you are going to keep up with the bills and many emotional effects of a pedestrian accident. It is also normal to have a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own, as these claims are highly complex. This is why you should never delay when it comes to getting started on your claim after a pedestrian accident. Speaking with a Queens personal injury lawyer should be one of your top priorities as you attempt to get back on your feet.
At The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., we are here to assist you and your family after a pedestrian accident in New York. We understand how devastating these collisions can be and how overwhelmed you may be feeling during these difficult times. Luckily, our attorneys are here to help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. These include medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 for more information on how we can assist you.
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.