29 Mar 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (March 29, 2023) – At 9:30 a.m., authorities reported a pedestrian accident with injuries that took place at an intersection in Queens.

According to Queens Police, the accident happened at the intersection of Cherry Avenue and Main Street. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking across the street when they were struck by a passenger vehicle. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene following the crash.

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to provide assistance. The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, sustained injuries in the accident. They were hospitalized, though they are expected to fully recover.

The roadway was blocked at the intersection for some time following the accident. It is not known if the driver will receive any charges for their role in the collision.

No further details have been released, but the investigation into the accident remains ongoing.

We would like to take this time to offer our warmest sympathies to the party injured in this accident. We hope that they will receive a full recovery from their injuries.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York

Because New York City is the deadliest city for pedestrians in the U.S., it is no surprise that the state sees a large percentage of pedestrian accidents each year. In one recent year in the state of New York, it was reported that 300 pedestrians were killed, and over 15,000 sustained injuries. These accidents are always on the rise as more and more people choose to traverse many areas on foot. It is never easy to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident. If you have sustained injuries in one of these collisions, speaking with an attorney is in your best interests.

No matter how your pedestrian accident happened, you may be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. Speaking with a Queens pedestrian accident attorney can help you get back on your feet following a collision. This is especially true if you have sustained severe injuries in your pedestrian accident, such as any of the following:

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

These injuries can be incredibly severe and affect your life for years to come. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with a dedicated Queens personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.

Our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here to help you get back on your feet after being hurt in a serious pedestrian accident. We know how stressful and devastating one of these accidents can be. Our attorneys offer our help and resources to you as you navigate the complex legal system in New York for the first time. You should never have to face 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 to help you during these challenging times.

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.