Queens, NY – Pedestrian Accident at 99th St & 103rd Ave Leads to Injuries
Queens, NY (June 27, 2023) – A pedestrian accident that led to injuries took place at an intersection in Queens on the evening of Monday, June 26.
According to Queens Police, the accident happened around 5:10 p.m. at the intersection of 99th Street and 103rd Avenue. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking in the area when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle when they allegedly crossed the street. The involved driver allegedly remained at the scene after the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help the injured pedestrian. The individual, who has not yet been formally identified, sustained serious injuries in the collision. They were taken to the hospital for treatment, though their current condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time. This led to delays until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues at this time.
We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the pedestrian injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Pedestrian accidents happen more commonly in New York than in many other areas of the U.S. In one recent year’s time in New York, it is estimated that 300 pedestrians or more were killed in accidents, and over 15,000 sustained serious injuries. Pedestrian accidents are commonly injurious due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of a collision involving any type of vehicle. Being hurt in one of these accidents can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. This is why it is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust after an accident.
Moving forward after a pedestrian accident is not always an easy thing to do. It is likely that you will be left with questions concerning your claim, such as what evidence you need against another party or what deadlines you will have to comply with. On top of this, there are many serious injuries that stem from pedestrian accidents. These include some of the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Internal organ damage
- Broken bones
These injuries sometimes land victims in the hospital or cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, you should speak with a Queens pedestrian accident attorney immediately.
At The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., our attorneys are here for you after a pedestrian crash that has turned your life upside-down. We are prepared to provide you with the resources that you need to be successful in your claim as you move forward. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages, such as medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. We will stand by your side during these difficult times. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out what we can do 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.