Queens, NY – Pedestrian Accident at Myrtle Ave & Forest Park Dr Leads to Injuries
Queens, NY (May 26, 2023) – Around 7:09 p.m. on the evening of Thursday, May 25, a pedestrian accident with injuries occurred at an intersection in Queens.
According to Queens Police, the accident happened at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Forest Park Drive. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking in the area when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle at the intersection. It is believed that the driver was headed through the intersection and did not see the pedestrian until it was too late. The driver allegedly remained at the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was injured in the accident. The injured party was rushed to the hospital for treatment, though their condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released, but the investigation into the collision continues at this time.
We want to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers of recovery to the pedestrian who was hurt in this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads in the state of New York. This means that, in the event of an accident, they are more likely to become injured or killed due to the fact that they have no protection from harm. In one recent year’s time in New York, it was reported that approximately 300 pedestrians were killed, and 15,000 people sustained injuries in these accidents. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
When vehicles and pedestrians collide, these accidents are almost always likely to lead to catastrophic and devastating injuries. There are many severe injuries that stem from pedestrian accidents. These include some of the following:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Internal organ damage
- Broken bones
These injuries can lead to an extended recovery time, as well as time away from the workplace. This can make it impossible to get back on your feet financially. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, speaking with a Queens pedestrian accident attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make.
It is true that your life may not completely return to normal after a pedestrian accident. However, our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. can lessen some of the stresses that you have and help you move forward financially after a pedestrian accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects during these difficult times. You should never have to worry about facing the aftermath of a pedestrian accident on your own. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out what we can do for you 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.