Queens, NY – Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident at 112th St & Northern Blvd
Queens, NY (May 7, 2023) – A hit-and-run pedestrian accident took place at an intersection in Queens on the night of Saturday, May 6.
According to Queens officials, the accident happened around 9:43 p.m. at the intersection of 112th Street and Northern Boulevard. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking in the area when they entered the intersection and were struck by a passenger vehicle. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene without stopping.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was left with serious injuries caused by the accident. They were hospitalized, though their current condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time. Police worked to find the driver responsible, but it is not known if they have been identified at this time.
No further details have been released, but the investigation into the collision continues.
We want to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the pedestrian who was injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads throughout the U.S. This means that, in the event of a serious accident involving any type of vehicle, a pedestrian could be seriously injured or, even worse, killed. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed, and thousands are injured in life-altering accidents throughout the state of New York every single year. On average, it is reported that about 300 pedestrians are killed, and over 15,000 people are injured in pedestrian accidents in New York each year. If you are someone who has been hurt in a pedestrian accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Being hurt in a pedestrian accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever faced. Pedestrian accidents are known for being incredibly traumatic in nature and can lead to some of the most severe injuries. These injuries include some of the following:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Internal organ damage
- Broken bones
If you have sustained any of these injuries, you already know that it can be a long road to recovery or your return to work. This can leave you in a desperate financial situation, which is why the help of a Queens pedestrian accident attorney is necessary.
At The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., we are here to help you get back on your feet after you have been seriously injured by a pedestrian accident in New York. Our attorneys are well-versed in New York pedestrian accident laws and will stand by your side as you navigate the complex legal system. Having help from an attorney means that you can maximize the compensation that is owed to you and fight back when the insurance company is not treating you fairly. We are here for you in your dire time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian 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.