1 Aug 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (August 1, 2023) – Injuries were reported in a pedestrian accident that took place at an intersection in Queens on Tuesday, August 1.

According to Queens Police, the accident happened at 9 p.m. at the intersection of 31st Avenue and 79th Street. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking across the street at the intersection when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicle allegedly remained on scene after the accident.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders in Queens were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was seriously injured as a result of the crash. They were taken to the hospital for treatment, though their condition is not yet known.

The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time. This led to delays until the scene was cleared.

No further details have been released at this time. Queens officials continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.

Our thoughts go out to the pedestrian recovering from injuries caused by this accident.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York 

Pedestrians are at risk for injuries and fatalities on our roads that occur in the blink of an eye. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident, causing catastrophic damages in many cases. In one year’s time in New York, it is estimated that approximately 300 pedestrians are killed in fatal pedestrian accidents, and over 15,000 people are injured in these collisions. Being hurt in a pedestrian accident can turn your life completely upside-down. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust after an accident.

Nobody knows how they will handle becoming injured in a pedestrian accident. However, it is a reality that so many individuals face each year. There are many serious injuries that stem from these accidents, such as the following:

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

These injuries sometimes land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on work or their favorite activities. Speaking with a skilled Queens pedestrian accident lawyer can help you get back on your feet when you need it the most.

Facing a pedestrian accident can be a confusing time in your life. Because of this, our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here to assist you. We understand that most pedestrian accidents can be prevented but continue to happen due to the outright negligence of others. It can be scary to face a claim on your own, especially when you need specific financial damages to get back on your feet. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of damages, such as pain and suffering, therapy costs, and more. Our attorneys will stand by your side as you get back on your feet. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out what options are available 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.