4 Aug 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (August 4, 2023) – At 6:26 p.m. on the evening of Friday, August 4, a pedestrian accident involving an individual with a baby occurred in Queens.

According to Queens officials, the accident happened at Queens Boulevard. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking in the area with a baby in a stroller. A vehicle was backing out of a parking space or driveway when it struck the pedestrian and the stroller. The driver stopped and remained at the scene after the accident.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Queens responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was rushed to the hospital for treatment. They are expected to be okay.

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for some time. This led to delays until the scene was cleared.

No further details have been released, but the investigation into the accident remains ongoing.

We want to offer our warmest thoughts and sympathies to the pedestrian injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York 

Pedestrians tend to walk without worry in the world. However, in the blink of an eye, a pedestrian’s life could be turned upside-down due to an accident that leads to serious injuries or even death. Hundreds of people are killed in fatal New York pedestrian accidents each year. In just one year’s time, it is estimated that 300 pedestrians were killed and over 15,000 were injured in pedestrian accidents throughout the state. If you have been seriously injured in a pedestrian accident in New York, it is crucial that you seek the help of an attorney in your time of need.

It can be difficult to get back on your feet after a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. This is especially true knowing that serious injuries sometimes stem from pedestrian accidents in New York. These include some of the following:

  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Internal organ damage
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Broken bones

Some of these injuries land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. On top of this, a victim might not be able to return to the activities that they enjoyed prior to the accident. If you have been hurt and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with a Queens pedestrian accident lawyer immediately.

Our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here for you after you have been seriously injured in a New York pedestrian accident that was caused by another party. We understand the ins and outs of pedestrian accident laws and will stand by your side as you navigate the legal system for the first time. We will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. You should never have to stand alone following an accident. Please 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.