Queens, NY – Injuries Reported in Pedestrian Crash at 34th Ave & 81st St
Queens, NY (May 27, 2023) – Injuries stemmed from a pedestrian crash that took place at an intersection in Queens on the evening of Saturday, May 27.
According to Queens Police, the accident happened around 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of 34th Avenue and 81st Street. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking across the street at the intersection when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle. The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene.
Several emergency responders, including EMS crews, were immediately called to the scene to help the injured pedestrian. The victim, who has not yet been formally identified, sustained serious injuries and was rushed to the hospital by ambulance. Their current condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for some time after the accident. This led to delays until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released, but the investigation into the accident continues.
We want to offer our warmest sympathies to the party injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads in the state of New York. Every year, hundreds of pedestrians are killed in these horrific accidents due to the negligence of drivers. On average, in New York, it is estimated that 300 pedestrians are killed, and 15,000 are injured in pedestrian accidents caused by others. In many cases, drivers of passenger vehicles are not looking out for pedestrians at intersections, but these collisions can happen almost anywhere when a pedestrian crosses a street. If you have been hurt in a life-altering pedestrian accident caused by another party, it is imperative that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident is not always an easy thing to face, especially if you have sustained serious injuries. Some of the most common but serious injuries that stem from these accidents include the following:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Internal organ injuries
You could be left with staggering costs for your medical care after a pedestrian accident. On top of this, you could miss out on crucial time in the workplace. This can leave you in a difficult position financially. This is why speaking with a Queens pedestrian accident lawyer is in your best interests.
We understand that being involved in a pedestrian accident can affect every aspect of your life. This is why our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here to assist you during this difficult time in your life. We will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial aspects. These include medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. Our attorneys want to ensure that you have the compensation that you deserve to meet all of your future needs after sustaining these injuries. Please contact a pedestrian 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.