9 Jun 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (June 9, 2023) – A pedestrian sustained injuries in an accident that took place at an intersection in Queens on the afternoon of Friday, June 9.

According to Queens officials, the accident happened around 4:43 p.m. at the intersection of 76th Street and Roosevelt Avenue. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking in the area when they started to walk across the street, and they were struck by a passenger vehicle. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene after the accident.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Queens responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was hurt in the accident. They were taken to the hospital, but they are expected to be okay.

The roadway was blocked at the intersection for a short period of time until police cleared the scene.

No further details have been released at this time, but police continue their investigation into the collision.

We want to take a moment to offer our warmest thoughts and sympathies to the pedestrian injured in this accident. We hope that they receive a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York 

Pedestrians are, without a doubt, the most vulnerable parties on our roads in the state of New York and beyond. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in an accident involving any type of vehicle. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed every year as a result of pedestrian accidents within the state. In just one year’s time, in fact, about 300 lives were lost, and 15,000 people sustained injuries as a result of New York pedestrian accidents. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, it is crucial that you seek the immediate help of a skilled attorney.

When drivers share the roads with pedestrians, they owe pedestrians a special duty of care. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident because of a driver’s negligence, you have many rights and options. This is especially true if you have sustained serious injuries in your pedestrian accident. These include some of the following:

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
  • Internal organ damage
  • Broken bones
  • Paralysis

These injuries sometimes land victims in the hospital, as well as cause them to miss time at work and their favorite activities. Speaking with a Queens pedestrian accident attorney can help you get back on your feet after a pedestrian accident.

It can be difficult to move forward after a pedestrian accident. At The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., we are here to answer any questions that you may have after an accident. You have every right to hold one or more parties liable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. You also have a right to compensation for a wide array of aspects. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, you should never delay seeking legal help. Please do not hesitate to 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.