Queens, NY – Pedestrian Accident with Injuries at 149th St & 16th Rd Intersection
Queens, NY (April 16, 2023) – One person was injured in a pedestrian accident that took place at an intersection in Queens on the night of Sunday, April 16.
According to Queens Police, the accident happened around 9:45 p.m. at the intersection of 149th Street and 16th Road. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking in the area when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle that was headed through the intersection at the same time. The involved vehicle remained on the scene after the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was injured in the accident. They were taken to the hospital with injuries, but they are expected to be okay.
Due to the severity of the collision, a portion of the road was blocked at 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.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the party injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
More pedestrian accidents happen in New York every year than in many other states throughout the U.S. The unfortunate truth is that many of these accidents can be prevented but continue to take place due to the negligence of other parties who are not watching out for pedestrians on our roads. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed every year in New York, and many others are seriously injured. In just one recent year, in fact, it was estimated that over 300 pedestrians lost their lives, and over 15,000 were injured in the state of New York. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident and you wonder where you can turn, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Facing the aftermath of a pedestrian crash can be a challenging thing to endure. You may be faced with a variety of questions that you cannot answer on your own. Having the help of an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected and that all of your burning questions are being answered along the way. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian crash, you should never have to face the aftermath of a collision on your own. Speaking with a Queens pedestrian accident lawyer is in your best interests at this time.
Our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here to help you after a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling both physically and emotionally after an accident. On top of this, you now have to worry about the many bills that pile up against you. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages. These include some of the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 for more information on how we can assist you in your time of need.
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.