22 Oct 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (October 22, 2023) – A 63-year-old woman lost her life as a result of a truck accident that took place in the Ozone Park section of Queens on Friday.

The accident occurred at around 9:00 a.m. on October 20.

According to official reports, a dump truck was traveling in the area of Woodhaven Boulevard in Atlantic Avenue during the morning hours. For unknown reasons, the driver of the vehicle attempted to make a right turn at the intersection when he struck a female crossing guard.

The victim, identified as a 63-year-old woman, sustained fatal injuries in the crash. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the responding officials.

At this time, the incident is being investigated. No other injuries were reported.

We offer our condolences to the family of the woman who died in this fatal pedestrian crash.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in New York

Fatal accidents in New York take the lives of countless people every year. The unfortunate truth is that many of these accidents are a result of negligence. We see drivers who fail to yield, run red lights, or pass stop signs at intersections, causing significant accidents that ultimately take the lives of innocent people.

After losing a loved one in a fatal pedestrian accident, you have the opportunity to file a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. This type of legal action can help you recover compensation for a variety of damages that you face during this difficult time. This can include:

  • Funeral Expenses: You have the ability to recover compensation to alleviate the impact of funeral costs, burial expenses, headstones, and various other end-of-life costs and losses you face.
  • Lost Earnings: If your loved one was the breadwinner for the family, you can request compensation for the lost earning capacity that your family has been forced to deal with.
  • Loss of Services: If your loved one contributed to household services prior to their passing, you have the ability to request compensation to alleviate the impact that you face as a result of their loss.
  • Loss of Consortium: You have the ability to request compensation for the loss of consortium that your family experiences. This can include loss of compassion, loss of parental guidance, loss of support, and more.

It is important to reach out to a Queens wrongful death lawyer right away. Your attorney will want to get started on building your case early on to ensure you have the strongest evidence against the negligent party.

At Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., we understand the emotional and financial toll that wrongful death cases take on families. That’s why our team of experienced New York personal injury lawyers is dedicated to providing compassionate support and skilled legal guidance during this difficult time. We will fight tirelessly for your rights and seek maximum compensation for your loss, allowing you to focus on healing and honoring your loved one’s memory. Do not hesitate to contact us for a free consultation at 718-606-4099 – we are here for you every step of the way.

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.