Queens, NY – Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle, Injured at 33rd Ave & Corporal Kennedy St
Queens, NY (May 24, 2023) – A pedestrian accident with injuries took place at an intersection in Queens on the morning of Wednesday, May 24.
According to Queens officials, the accident happened around 7:44 a.m. at the intersection of 33rd Avenue and Corporal Kennedy Street. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking in the area when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle that was likely driving through the intersection at the same time. It is believed that the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to assist those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, sustained injuries in the accident. They were taken to the hospital, but they are expected to be okay.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for an extended period of time. This led to delays until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released, but the investigation into the collision continues.
We offer our warmest thoughts and sympathies to the party who was hurt in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads in New York, which means that they are severely injured and even killed in accidents throughout New York each year. Every year, about 300 people are killed, and over 15,000 are injured in pedestrian accidents in New York. Pedestrian accidents happen in the blink of an eye at intersections, which are known for being incredibly dangerous. There are many common reasons for pedestrian accidents, which include the following:
- Distracted driving
- Driving under the influence
- Traveling over the speed limit
- Fatigued driving
Being hurt in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in many ways. Luckily, there are options moving forward after one of these accidents.
After a pedestrian accident, you may be feeling alone and confused. The injuries that stem from one of these collisions can be incredibly life-altering, affecting your life on both physical and financial levels. On top of this, you may be feeling a wide array of emotions that you cannot handle on your own after a pedestrian accident. It is normal to be left with questions that you cannot answer on your own as you move forward. This is why you should speak with a Queens pedestrian accident lawyer immediately after your accident.
Pedestrian accident claims are known for being highly complex in nature. This is why our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here for you so that you can move forward knowing that your rights are being protected. You can expect a wide array of damages after a pedestrian accident. These include medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and so much more. We will negotiate with the insurance company to get you maximum compensation at this time. 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.