Queens, NY – Pedestrian Accident with Injuries at Woodside Ave & 65th St
Queens, NY (May 22, 2023) – One person was struck and injured in a pedestrian accident that took place at an intersection in Queens on the afternoon of Monday, May 22.
According to local officials, the accident happened around 3:15 p.m. at the intersection of Woodside Avenue and 65th Street. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking in the area when they started to cross the street at the intersection. A vehicle struck the pedestrian and allegedly remained at the scene.
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, sustained injuries in the accident. They were hospitalized, but they are expected to be okay.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible so traffic could return to normal.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. Police will update with new information as it becomes available.
We want to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the pedestrian who is recovering from injuries caused by this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Pedestrians are the most vulnerable parties on our roads when it comes to accidents. Every year in New York, many pedestrians are injured, and others lose their lives in horrific collisions. In just one recent year’s time, in fact, it is estimated that approximately 300 pedestrians were killed in fatal accidents in New York, and over 15,000 sustained injuries. It is never easy to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident that caused injuries. If you have been hurt in one of these collisions, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Many individuals do not understand how severe pedestrian accidents can be and that they can lead to serious and long-lasting injuries. Some of these injuries can be disastrous, affecting every aspect of your life. Some of the most extensive injuries that stem from pedestrian accidents include the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Internal organ damage or bleeding
- Bone fractures
These injuries sometimes land victims in the hospital for some time, as well as cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. If you are someone who has been impacted by a severe pedestrian accident, you should speak with a dedicated and knowledgeable Queens pedestrian accident attorney as soon as possible.
At The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., our attorneys are here to assist you after your life has been turned upside-down due to a pedestrian accident. Insurance companies only care about acting in their best interests and will not put you first. This means that you might feel left in the dust when it comes to your claim and your financial recovery. Luckily, we are here to help you in your dire time of need so that you never have to handle a pedestrian accident claim on your own. Please 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.