Queens, NY – Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident at Rockaway Blvd & 142nd St
Queens, NY (March 28, 2023) – A hit-and-run pedestrian accident in Queens led to injuries on the night of Monday, March 27.
According to Queens Police, the accident happened around 9:45 p.m. at the intersection of Rockaway Boulevard and 142nd Street. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking across the street when they were suddenly 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 hurt in the accident. They were taken to the hospital for treatment, though their condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time following the accident. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released, but the investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the pedestrian who was injured in this accident. We hope that they receive a speedy recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
New York has seen an enormous increase in pedestrian accidents over recent years. These accidents tend to be some of the most catastrophic accidents on our roads due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm when involved in any type of accident. Especially when a hit-and-run driver is involved who chooses not to remain on scene, the injuries that result can be severe and life-altering. In one recent year, it was reported that over 15,000 people were seriously injured in pedestrian accidents in New York. If you have sustained injuries in one of these accidents, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can be a difficult and scary thing to endure. The injuries that tend to result from these accidents can be incredibly serious, such as the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Internal organ damage
- Broken bones
These injuries sometimes cause victims to spend an extremely long time in the hospital. On top of this, they could impact your daily life and time spent at work. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, proving that the driver is at fault is not always easy. This is why you should speak with a dedicated and knowledgeable Queens pedestrian accident attorney as soon as possible following your accident.
Our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here to help you protect your rights after a serious pedestrian accident caused by a negligent driver. We understand the ins and outs of personal injury law and will stand by your side as you navigate the legal system in New York for the first time. Our attorneys are prepared to help you seek the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects, such as medical bills, lost income, therapy costs, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out what we can do for 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.