Queens, NY – Pedestrian Accident Leads to Injuries at 171st St & 143rd St
Queens, NY (March 23, 2023) – A pedestrian accident with injuries took place at an intersection in Queens on the morning of Thursday, March 23.
According to Queens Police, the accident happened around 6:30 a.m. at the intersection of 171st Street and 143rd Road. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking in the area when they started to cross the street at the intersection. They were struck by a passenger vehicle that was also headed through the intersection at the same time. It is believed that the driver remained on 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 identified, was injured in the collision. They were taken to the hospital for treatment, but they are expected to recover.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the pedestrian injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
New York sees more pedestrian accidents than many other states in the U.S. In just one recent year’s time, statistics showed that approximately 300 pedestrians were killed and 15,000 sustained injuries in serious accidents throughout the state of New York. The truth is pedestrian accidents can typically be prevented on our roads when drivers pay close attention to the roads and watch out for these vulnerable parties. Having your life turned upside-down by a pedestrian accident can leave you feeling helpless and alone. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible.
Being hurt in a pedestrian accident can be a life-altering experience that you are not prepared for. Pedestrian accidents are known for leading to some of the most severe injuries, such as the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
- Internal organ damage
- Broken bones
These injuries are sometimes so severe that they land victims in the hospital for some time. On top of this, they could cause you to miss work time and your favorite activities. You have options after a pedestrian accident and should speak with a Queens personal injury attorney that you can rely on.
At The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., we are here for you and your family after you have been seriously injured in a pedestrian accident. We are here to help you ease the burdens that you may be feeling after a serious collision. Our attorneys are dedicated to assisting you as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. You should never have to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident entirely on your own. 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.