17 Jul 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (July 17, 2023) – At 8:42 a.m. on the morning of Monday, July 17, a pedestrian accident with injuries took place in Queens.

According to Queens officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Northern Boulevard and 37th Street. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking across the street in the area when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicle remained on the scene after the collision.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was injured in the accident. They were rushed to the hospital for treatment, though their condition is not yet known.

The roadway was blocked at the intersection for some time after the accident, which led to delays.

No further details have been released, but the investigation into the collision remains ongoing. Police will update with new information as it becomes available.

We want to take a moment to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the pedestrian injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York 

Pedestrians are supposed to have certain protections on our roads. However, drivers are not always on the lookout for them, which means that a collision could happen in the blink of an eye. In one year’s time in New York, it is estimated that 300 pedestrians are killed on average, and 15,000 sustain injuries in accidents involving vehicles. Being hurt in a pedestrian accident can have huge repercussions that you are not prepared to face on your own. If you know that another party is to blame for your pedestrian accident, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.

A pedestrian can happen anywhere and take you by surprise, from a store parking lot to a crosswalk. No matter the circumstances of your pedestrian accident, you will likely be left with serious injuries that can signal a long road to recovery. These include some of the following:

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

These injuries can land a victim in the hospital for an extended stay, as well as cause them to miss out on their normal, everyday activities. Being hurt in a pedestrian accident can leave you with many questions. This is why speaking with a Queens pedestrian accident attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make after an accident.

Our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here to help you every step of the way after a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. We understand how vulnerable you must be feeling as you face recovery and have to deal with the insurance company. Our attorneys will assist you as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of damages. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out what options are available for you at this time.

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.