Queens, NY – Injuries Reported in Hit-and-Run Collision on 98th St
Queens, NY (February 27, 2023) – Injuries were reported in a serious hit-and-run accident that took place in Queens on the morning of Monday, February 27.
According to Queens officials, the accident happened at 9:39 a.m. at 26 98th Street. Police confirmed that a driver was traveling in the area when their vehicle was suddenly struck by a second passenger vehicle due to reasons that are not entirely known. The second vehicle fled the scene of the accident without waiting for police.
Several Queens responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties in the vehicle that remained at the scene were injured. The injured parties were treated on scene and then hospitalized, though it is not known how severe their injuries were.
The roadway was blocked in one or more lanes of traffic for some time. This led to extensive delays until the scene was cleared.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. Police will update with new information as it becomes available.
Our thoughts and sympathies go out to those injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in New York
New York sees hundreds of thousands of car accidents every year. Out of these accidents, a large percentage lead to injuries and even take the lives of those involved. In one recent reported year, approximately 371,368 car accidents took place in the state of New York, with many of these accidents leading to injuries. Though these accidents take on many forms, hit-and-run collisions are known for being some of the most severe. Hit-and-run accidents actually account for approximately 5% of traffic-related fatalities on our roads. If you have been hurt in a hit-and-run accident and know that another party is to blame, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Nobody knows how devastating a hit-and-run collision can be until they are involved in one. If you have been hurt in a crash where the driver fled the scene, you should be prepared to speak with a Queens car accident attorney as soon as possible. It is not always easy to determine who is to blame for your collision, especially in one of these cases. Many serious injuries can knock you down during these difficult times, making it difficult to enjoy your everyday life and get back to work for a period of time. Speaking with a Queens personal injury attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected during these difficult times.
Our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here to help you after you have sustained immense harm in a New York car accident. We understand that you are likely facing many physical and financial burdens after a car accident, which is why we offer our support to you when you need it the most. You may be able to receive compensation for a wide array of damages, such as the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
Please contact a car accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out what we can do for you during these challenging times.
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.