Queens, NY – Injuries Reported in Pedestrian Accident on Woodside Ave
Queens, NY (June 25, 2023) – Injuries stemmed from a serious pedestrian accident that took place in Queens on the evening of Sunday, June 25.
According to Queens officials, the accident happened at 6:30 p.m. on Woodside Avenue. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking on Woodside when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle due to reasons that are not currently known. The involved vehicle allegedly remained at the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was injured in the accident. The injured pedestrian was taken to the hospital by EMS crews, though their current condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for a period of time. Police worked to clear the scene so traffic could resume as normal.
No further details have been released, but the investigation into the collision continues.
We want to offer our warmest thoughts and sympathies to the pedestrian injured in this accident. We hope that they receive a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Walking is one of the purest forms of transportation and a great way to exercise in New York. Especially in large cities when driving is not always feasible, walking will get you where you need to go. Unfortunately, walking from one place to the next sometimes comes with risks. In 2022, it was reported that there were 118 pedestrian fatalities in New York City alone. On top of this, thousands of people sustained injuries in accidents involving drivers. A human body is no match for any type of vehicle, no matter how small or large. If you or someone you love has been hurt in a pedestrian-related accident, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
In the event of a pedestrian accident, you could be left with serious or life-altering injuries. No matter the circumstances leading up to your accident, you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you. Luckily, with the help of an attorney, you will be able to get back on your feet both physically and financially with hopefully few worries and concerns. An attorney will help you show that the following aspects were present at the time of your collision:
- A driver owed you a duty of care
- The driver breached this duty of care
- The breach of duty caused your collision
- Your accident led to damages
If you have sustained harm in a pedestrian accident, speaking with a Queens pedestrian accident lawyer can help you get back on your feet.
At The Tadchiev Law Firm, P.C., our attorneys are dedicated to every aspect of your case following a pedestrian accident. We understand how overwhelmed you can feel when the bills are piling up against you after a pedestrian accident. Our attorneys are here to assist you as you move forward with your claim and work toward the compensation that you deserve. 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 at this time.
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.