23 Feb 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (February 23, 2023) – Around 4:20 p.m. on the afternoon of Wednesday, February 22, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian involving a train in Queens.

According to Queens officials, the accident happened at a Queens subway station at Hillside Avenue and 169th Street. An F train was traveling in the area when a man suddenly fell onto the tracks due to reasons that are still under investigation. The train operator noticed the pedestrian and attempted to stop but was unable to successfully do so, colliding with the victim.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Queens responders were dispatched to the scene. The pedestrian, who has only been identified formally as an adult male, sustained fatal injuries as a result of the accident. He was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. Nobody on the train was hurt in the collision.

Police did not say how long services were blocked following the accident.

No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.

We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken prematurely in this fatal collision.

Fatal Train Accidents in New York

Up to 6 million individuals use subways in New York City every single day. Though they are a great mode of transportation and a way to get from one point to another, they can also be deadly for those involved in accidents – especially vulnerable pedestrians. Between the years 2003 and 2007, it was reported that approximately 211 subway-related fatalities took place in just New York City alone. When precautions are taken, these accidents can almost always be prevented. Losing somebody you love in a pedestrian accident can be a difficult time in your life. Family members are urged to seek help from an attorney that they can trust after one of these accidents.

The loss of a loved one in any type of train accident can be a confusing and challenging time in your life, leaving you with many questions. While you deal with the grief caused by this accident, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up against you. You should not have to deal with the stress of a fatal train accident entirely on your own. This is why speaking with a Queens wrongful death attorney is vital as you move forward with a claim.

At The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., our attorneys are here to help you after you have lost someone you love in a collision. It is not always easy to prove who is at fault for the loss of a loved one, especially if you believe that there could be multiple parties. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping you achieve compensation for an array of aspects of your claim, such as the following:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income and future lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Funeral and burial costs

We will stand by your side every step of the way when you need our help the most. Please contact a train accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 for more information.

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.