10 Mar 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (March 10, 2023) – A pedestrian accident leading to injuries took place on a roadway in Queens on the night of Thursday, March 9.

According to Queens Police, the accident happened after 9:30 p.m. at 55 80th Street. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking in the area when the driver of a passenger vehicle struck the pedestrian. It is believed that the driver of the passenger vehicle stopped and remained on scene following the crash.

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was injured in the collision. The victim was hospitalized but is expected to receive a speedy recovery.

Due to the severity of the accident, a portion of the road was blocked in the area for some time after the accident.

No further details regarding the accident have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.

We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to those hurt in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York 

Pedestrians are always supposed to be offered protections on our roads in New York. Drivers are constantly being urged to watch out for these vulnerable parties but, unfortunately, pedestrian accidents continue to increase every year throughout the U.S. According to statistics, 2022 saw a 44% increase in fatal pedestrian accidents from 2021 in New York alone. When pedestrian accidents lead to injuries, they tend to be some of the most catastrophic injuries and ones that signal a long road to recovery. Being hurt in one of these accidents can turn your life upside-down within seconds. If you have sustained serious injuries in a pedestrian accident, you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible.

If you have recently sustained harm in a pedestrian accident, you should be aware that you have many options. Speaking with a knowledgeable Queens pedestrian accident attorney is in your best interests following one of these accidents. Many serious injuries stem from pedestrian accidents that can affect your chance of a speedy recovery, such as the following:

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
  • Paralysis
  • Bone Fractures

Pedestrians typically sustain a long recovery due to the severity of their injuries. As you attempt to get back on your feet physically, you should always allow a Queens personal injury attorney take over and handle the stressful aspects of your case.

At The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., we are here to assist you after you have been hurt in a life-altering pedestrian accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for any harm that you have sustained in a pedestrian crash that is not your fault. You should know that you are eligible to receive compensation that can cover a variety of aspects after an accident. You should never have to face the aftermath of a traumatic pedestrian accident on your own. Please 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.