10 Aug 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (August 10, 2023) – Four people sustained injuries in a multi-vehicle collision that took place on a highway in Queens on the night of Thursday, August 10.

According to Queens officials, the accident happened after 8 p.m. on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway around the area of Astoria Boulevard. Police confirmed that multiple vehicles were traveling on the highway when they were involved in a chain-reaction collision due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged in the accident.

Several responders, including Queens paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. Four people, including an infant, sustained injuries in the accident. The injured parties were treated on scene and then rushed to local hospitals for further treatment. Their conditions are not currently known.

The highway was completely shut down in the area for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.

No further details have been released, but the investigation into the collision continues.

We want to take a moment to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the parties who have been injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.

Car Accidents in New York 

New York sees a high percentage of car accidents on major highways every day. In 2022, it was reported that 38% of accidents in New York City involved a fatality or injury. In that same year, the city saw 100,508 total car accidents, with 37,848 of them leading to injuries or fatalities. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a car accident that was caused by one or more parties. Though drivers are always supposed to abide by the rules of the road, collisions still happen every hour of the day. If you have been harmed in a car accident in New York, speaking with an attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make.

Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a traumatic accident on their own. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own after an accident. These include some of the following:

  • What evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident?
  • What deadlines do you need to meet if you want to move forward with a successful claim?
  • Will your case be settled, or will it make it all the way to trial?

With the help of a Queens car accident lawyer, you can answer these questions and so many others.

At The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., our attorneys are here for you after your life has been upended by a car accident. We understand the ins and outs of car accident laws and will help you navigate the legal system as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. These include medical bills, lost income due to missed work, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out how we can help 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.