Queens, NY – Injury Collision at Van Wyck Expy & Rockaway Blvd Intersection
Queens, NY (May 8, 2023) – Around 4 p.m. on the afternoon of Monday, May 8, a car accident with injuries took place at an intersection in Queens.
According to Queens Police, the accident happened at the intersection of Van Wyck Expressway and Rockaway Boulevard. Police confirmed that two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time, causing them to collide with each other. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged as a result of the collision and had to be towed from the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Multiple parties were injured as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries, though their conditions are not known at this time.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time. This led to delays until the scene was fully cleared.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time. Police will update with new information as it becomes available.
We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the parties injured in this accident.
Car Accidents in New York
Even though intersections are a necessity to connect one road to the next, there are many inherent dangers when it comes to utilizing these areas. According to statistics reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, over 50% of car accidents that lead to serious injuries or fatalities happen at intersections within the country. With intersections being prime places for accidents, many rules and regulations have been enacted in these areas to keep drivers safe. If you have been hurt in a car accident on a New York roadway, it is important that you seek immediate legal help moving forward.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident on their own. As you work on your physical recovery from the injuries that stemmed from your collision, you may find that navigating the legal system comes with many complexities. It is not always easy to prove that one or more parties are to blame for your collision. On top of this, you may be left with a wide array of questions that you are unable to fully answer on your own. With the help of a Queens car accident attorney, you will be able to get back on your feet after a collision that was not your fault.
Our skilled and compassionate attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here to assist you after a life-altering New York car accident. The insurance company involved in your claim might try to do whatever it takes to deny your claim or offer you much less than you deserve. This can put you in a difficult financial situation. Luckily, we are here to help you work toward some of the following financial damages:
- Medical expenses
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out what options you have 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.