24 May 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (May 23, 2023) – One person was injured in a serious pedestrian crash that took place at an intersection in Queens on the afternoon of Tuesday, May 23.

According to Queens officials, the accident happened around 2:11 p.m. at the intersection of Laurel Hill Boulevard and Review Avenue. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking in the area when they were struck by a passenger vehicle that was traveling through the intersection. The driver of the 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 identified, was rushed to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. Their condition is not yet known.

The roadway was blocked in one or more lanes at the intersection for some time after the collision. 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 take a moment to offer our warmest prayers and sympathies to the pedestrian who was hurt in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York

Pedestrian fatalities account for approximately 16% of the motor vehicle fatalities that happen in the U.S. every year, which means that pedestrian accidents are happening more than ever before. Statistics also show that pedestrians are almost two times as likely to be killed in an accident than occupants of a passenger vehicle. Pedestrians have no protection from harm, which means that an accident is likely to be catastrophic or even fatal in nature. If you or someone you love has been hurt in a pedestrian accident, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.

After you have sought medical treatment for your injuries, you should always have the help of a legal advocate on your side who can help you as you move forward. An attorney can help you in some of the following ways:

  • Help you to gather evidence that you need in your case
  • Answer any legal questions that you have regarding your claim
  • Help you to meet deadlines that are required of you

As you focus on your physical recovery, you should always let a skilled attorney handle the stressful aspects of your claim. Speaking with a Queens pedestrian accident attorney can help you get back on your feet.

At The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., our attorneys are here to assist you after your life has been turned upside-down due to a pedestrian accident. We understand how challenging it can be to face a legal claim and offer our support to you when you need it the most. The longer you wait to bring a claim, the more difficult it will become to do so down the road. Our attorneys are ready to help you gain compensation for a variety of damages so that you can move forward at this time. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out what options you have.

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.