20 Apr 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (April 20, 2023) – One person sustained injuries in a scooter accident involving a vehicle that took place in Queens on the morning of Thursday, April 20.

According to Queens Police, the accident happened around 7:38 a.m. on College Point Boulevard. Police confirmed that a scooterist was riding in the area when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved driver remained at the scene.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The scooter rider, who has not yet been formally identified, sustained injuries in the accident. They were taken to the hospital for treatment, but they are expected to be okay.

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible so traffic could return to normal.

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

We want to offer our warmest sympathies to the party injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.

Scooter Accidents in New York 

New York sees a large percentage of scooter accidents every year, more so than many other states in the United States. In 2020, statistics showed that 588 accidents involving e-scooters took place in New York City, and many others happened in the rest of the state that same year. The truth is these accidents can typically be prevented but continue to happen when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. If you have been hurt in a scooter accident and wonder where you can turn, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney as soon as possible.

Because scooter riders are prone to extensive harm in the event of an accident, they might wonder where they can turn after an accident. Scooter accidents tend to lead to some of the most extensive harm when they occur. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from these accidents include the following:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Organ damage
  • Broken bones
  • Paralysis

These injuries tend to land victims in the hospital for an extended period of time. On top of this, you may not be able to return to work after your collision. This is why it pays to have the assistance of a Queens personal injury attorney on your side following an accident.

Our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here for you following a scooter-related accident. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a scooter accident and offer our help and resources to you along the way. Our attorneys believe that you should be able to receive compensation for a wide array of aspects after one of these accidents. These include medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. You should never have to stand alone after a scooter accident. Please contact a scooter accident in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need.

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.