Queens, NY – Injury Accident at Long Island Expy & Brooklyn Queens Expy
Queens, NY (February 28, 2023) – After 6:30 a.m. on the morning of Tuesday, February 28, a car accident with injuries took place at an intersection in Queens.
According to Queens officials, the accident happened at the intersection of the Long Island Expressway and Brooklyn Queens Expressway. Police confirmed that several vehicles were traveling in the area when they allegedly entered the intersection simultaneously. The vehicles collided with each other, leading to extensive damage.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Queens responders were dispatched to the scene to help those with injuries. Several EMS crews were seen in the area of the accident, assisting multiple parties with injuries. The injured parties were rushed to various hospitals for treatment. Their current conditions are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the crash, a portion of the road was blocked at the intersection for a period of time.
No further details have been released. Queens officials continue their investigation into the circumstances leading up to the accident.
We would like to take a moment to offer our sympathies to the parties injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in New York
Car accidents have been increasing in many areas in New York every year. Major cities, such as Queens, have seen one of the largest increases in collisions leading to injuries. In 2021, it was reported that 29,256 car accidents took place in the entire city of Queens. Out of these accidents, approximately 11,535 accidents led to injuries. There are many places where car accidents are most prevalent, but intersections are known for being some of the most dangerous and common. In one recent year in the U.S., it is estimated that over 50% of injury and fatality accidents occurred at intersections. If you have been hurt in a serious intersection accident in New York, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can rely on.
Moving forward after an intersection accident is not an easy thing to endure on your own. The injuries that stem from a car accident can affect you on a physical level, signaling a long road to recovery that you should not have to face alone. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from New York car accidents include the following:
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
- Internal organ damage
- Broken bones
The injuries that stem from a car accident can impact your life for years to come. This is why you should speak with a Queens car accident attorney that you can trust as you move forward.
Our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here to protect your rights after you have been seriously injured in a New York car accident. We will do whatever it takes to help you get back on your feet so that you can move forward physically, emotionally, and financially after an accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that is needed during these difficult times. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 for more information on how we can assist 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.