Queens, NY – Injuries Reported in Bicycle Accident on Queensboro Brg
Queens, NY (August 13, 2023) – At 9:45 a.m. on the morning of Sunday, August 13, a bicycle accident with injuries took place in Queensboro.
According to Queens officials, the accident happened on the Queensboro Bridge. Police confirmed that a bicyclist was traveling in the area when she was involved in an accident with one or more passenger vehicles. It is believed that the involved vehicles remained on the scene following the collision.
Several Queens responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The cyclist, identified only as an adult female, was seriously injured in the accident. She was rushed to the hospital for treatment, though her condition is not yet known.
The road was blocked 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 accident continues.
We offer our warmest thoughts and sympathies to the bicyclist injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in New York
Bicycle accidents are some of the most severe accidents on our roads in New York. This is due to the fact that bicyclists have virtually no protection from harm in the event of an accident. In 2019, it was reported that 3,835 bicycle accidents involving a passenger vehicle took place in New York City alone, with a large percentage of these leading to injuries or fatalities. The truth is, most bicycle accidents can be prevented when drivers pay close attention to the roads around them. Unfortunately, even the simplest mistake by a vehicle driver could risk the life of a bicyclist and turn their world upside-down. If you have been harmed in a bicycle accident that was caused by another party, speaking with an attorney is in your best interests.
Being hurt in a bicycle accident can leave you with many questions. You may wonder what deadlines you will have to meet in your claim or what you can expect if your claim makes it to trial. This can be a lot to handle as you are dealing with severe injuries caused by your accident. As an injured cyclist, you will have to prove that the following aspects took place:
- A driver owed you a duty of care
- The driver breached the duty of care
- The breach of duty led to the accident
- The accident caused damages
It can be difficult to gain an understanding of the legal system after a bicycle accident. Speaking with a Queens bicycle accident lawyer can help you move forward during these challenging times.
Our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here to help you get back on your feet after a serious bicycle accident that was caused by another party. We understand how overwhelmed you are likely feeling after an accident and offer our help and resources to you in your time of need. Our attorneys will help you gain the compensation you deserve for a wide array of aspects so that you can get back on your feet. Please contact a bicycle accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 for more information on 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.