Queens, NY – Injury Accident at Jackie Robinson Pkwy & Metropolitan Ave
Queens, NY (June 3, 2023) – At 5:08 p.m. on the afternoon of Friday, June 2, a car accident with injuries took place at an intersection in Queens.
According to officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Jackie Robinson Parkway and Metropolitan Avenue in the Forest Hills section of Queens. Police confirmed that two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection simultaneously, causing them to collide with each other. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged as a result of the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other Queens responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were hurt in the collision. The injured victims were treated on scene and then rushed to local hospitals for further treatment.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for some time after the accident. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released, but the investigation into the accident remains ongoing.
We want to take a moment to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to those injured as a result of this collision.
Car Accidents in New York
Every year, car accidents tend to increase on our roads throughout the state of New York. Tens of thousands of people are hurt in car accidents within the state. Every year, approximately 31 out of every 100,000 New Yorkers are hurt as a result of car accidents in the state. Though many of these accidents can be prevented, they still tend to occur due to a wide array of reasons, such as the following:
- Distracted driving, such as texting and driving
- Falling asleep behind the wheel
- Driving under the influence
If you have been hurt in a car accident, you will need to prove that another party is to blame for your accident. Because this is not always easy to do, you should have the experienced help of a legal advocate on your side.
Being hurt in a car accident can be an impactful time in your life, leaving you with a wide array of questions. You may wonder what deadlines you will have to meet in your claim or what evidence is necessary when it comes to moving forward with a claim. On top of this, an attorney will be able to help you take your claim to trial if you are not able to settle beforehand. Speaking with a Queens car accident attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make after an accident.
At The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., our attorneys are here to guide you in the right direction after your life has been affected by a New York car accident. Our attorneys believe in holding a liable party responsible for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. We will assist you as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact a car 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.