19 Jul 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (July 19, 2023) – Around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday evening, July 18, a multi-vehicle crash with injuries occurred on a highway in Queens.

According to Queens Police, the accident happened on Grand Central Parkway close to the area of 61st Avenue. Police confirmed that multiple vehicles were traveling on the highway in the area when they were involved in a chain-reaction crash due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the collision.

Several local responders, including Queens paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were hurt as a result of the accident. The injured victims were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.

The roadway was blocked in several lanes for some period of time after the accident. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.

No further details have been released but police continue their investigation into the collision at this time.

Our thoughts and sympathies go out to the parties who have been hurt in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in New York 

More car accidents happen in New York than many other states each year, especially in major cities. According to data released by the New York Department of Motor Vehicles, New York saw over 447,000 car accidents in one recent year. Out of these accidents, an astounding 121,068 people sustained injuries. This means that about 27% or more individuals involved in car accidents each year will become injured. If you are someone who has sustained harm in a New York car accident, you may be feeling helpless and alone. This is why it is imperative that you speak with an attorney soon after your collision.

It is never easy to get back on your feet immediately after a car accident. This is especially true if you have sustained injuries and if there are bills that you are tasked to keep up with. You may be feeling stressed during these times, especially if you have never faced a collision in the past. Luckily, with legal help on your side, you will be able to comply with deadlines in your claim and take your claim to trial if it cannot be settled. Speaking with a Queens car accident attorney is one of the best first steps that you can take after an accident.

Our skilled and knowledgeable attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm, P.C. are here to assist you as you navigate the New York legal system after an accident. We believe that you have every right to hold one or more parties liable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for an array of financial damages. These include some of the following:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income or future lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

You should never have to stand alone following a car accident that is not your fault. Please 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.