12 May 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (May 12, 2023) – One person sustained critical injuries in a truck accident that took place on a major roadway in Queens on the evening of Friday, May 12.

According to Queens officials, the accident happened around 5:39 p.m. at the intersection of Clearview Expressway and Willets Point. Police confirmed that two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they became involved in a collision, causing a truck to overturn. The vehicles were left with extensive damage due to the accident.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One patient sustained critical injuries as a result of the accident. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment, though their condition is not yet known.

Several northbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area of the accident for some time. This led to extensive delays until the scene was cleared.

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. Police will update with new information as it becomes available.

Our thoughts go out to the party who has sustained critical injuries in this accident. We hope that they receive a speedy recovery from their injuries.

Truck Accidents in New York

Tractor trailers and other trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads in the state of New York. These outrageously large vehicles can weigh up to as much as 80,000 pounds, which makes them capable of causing extensive damage and harm in the event of an accident. In one recent year’s time in all of New York, it was reported that 3,552 personal injury events involving trucks took place. Out of these accidents, 82 people lost their lives, and many others were injured. If you have been hurt in a truck collision and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with an attorney who you can rely on.

The insurance companies who work to protect trucking companies do not have your best interests in mind. After a truck accident, they might try to do whatever they can to minimize the amount of compensation that you receive or deny your claim altogether. When you are already dealing with financial turmoil due to a truck accident, this can leave you in a difficult position that you are not prepared to face on your own. Speaking with a Queens truck accident attorney can help you get back on your feet during these difficult times.

Our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here to help you after you have been seriously injured by a truck accident in New York. Truck drivers and companies are supposed to abide by strict regulations to make sure that these horrific accidents do not occur on our roads. If these accidents still happen, many parties could be liable for the harm that you have sustained. We will help you work toward compensation for some of the following aspects:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out what options are available for 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.