Queens, NY – Five-Vehicle Crash Leads to Injuries on Long Island Expy
Queens, NY (February 9, 2023) – Several people sustained injuries in a car accident that took place on a Queens highway on the morning of Thursday, February 9.
According to Queens Police Department officials, the accident happened around 8:19 a.m. on the Long Island Expressway near the area of 36th Street in Sunnyside, Queens. Police confirmed that five vehicles were involved in a chain-reaction collision in the area due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged in the collision.
Several responders, including fire crews and paramedics, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Multiple parties were injured as a result of the collision. The injured victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.
Two lanes of traffic were blocked on the highway for some time. This led to extensive delays until police fully cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. Police will update with new information as it is made available.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the parties who have sustained injuries in this accident. We hope that they receive a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in New York
Though we like to think that we are safe from the moment that we get behind the wheel of a car, this is not always the case. There are many dangers caused by other drivers on our roads, especially on major highways in New York. In 2013, statistics showed that 497,857 drivers were involved in car accidents in the state of New York, and these accidents have only been on the rise over recent years. When bad judgment causes a car accident, and you sustain injuries, it is up to you to move forward with an injury claim and seek justice during these challenging times.
Car accidents can happen due to a wide array of reasons on our major New York highways, from distracted driving to falling asleep behind the wheel. These collisions can lead to any number of serious injuries, which include some of the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
- Broken bones
Injuries that stem from a car accident can range from minor to severe. You may not know just how severe an injury can be until it has been confirmed by a physician that you could be dealing with it for years to come. It is crucial that you seek the assistance of a Queens car accident lawyer soon after an accident has impacted your life.
Our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here to help you move forward after you have been hurt in a New York car accident. Our attorneys understand that it can take quite some time to build a strong claim that can help you get back on your feet financially. Our attorneys have years of experience dealing with the legal process and will help you during these challenging and complex times. 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 and your family 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.