30 Jul 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (July 30, 2023) – A scooter accident with injuries occurred at an intersection in Queens on the afternoon of Sunday, July 30.

According to Queens officials, the accident happened before 4 p.m. at the intersection of 107th Street and 85th Avenue. Police confirmed that a scooter rider was traveling in the area when they entered the intersection, and the scooter was struck by a passenger vehicle. The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene after the accident.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders in Queens were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The rider of the scooter, identified only as an adult male, sustained injuries in the collision. He was taken to the hospital with an arm injury but is expected to recover.

The roadway was blocked at the intersection for a short period of time until police were able to clear the scene.

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

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the party injured in this collision. We hope that he receives a speedy recovery.

Scooter Accidents in New York 

When you get on a motor scooter, you may be excited to feel the wind in your hair as you ride from one destination to the next. However, there are many risks to scooter drivers on New York roads. Even the smallest and seemingly insignificant scooter accident involving a passenger vehicle can cause severe injuries or even a fatality. In 2022, it was reported that scooter-related accidents rose 31% from the year before, making them more common than ever before and capable of causing catastrophic harm. If you have been hurt in a scooter accident and know that another party is to blame, it is important to know that you have options moving forward.

Any type of accident, but especially those involving scooters, can be a life-altering event that you are not prepared to face on your own. Scooter accidents tend to lead to severe injuries due to the fact that riders have no protection from harm between them and the roadway. Some of the injuries that occur in these accidents include the following:

  • Road rash
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
  • Internal organ trauma
  • Spinal cord injuries

These injuries can signal a long road to recovery. On top of this, you could miss out on crucial time in the workplace as you heal. This is why speaking with a Queens personal injury lawyer can help you get back on your feet.

The aftermath of a scooter collision can be a scary and alarming time. Because of this, our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here to help you move forward when your life has been affected. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are protected and that you receive the compensation that you are owed during these difficult times. You should never have to face the aftermath of a scooter accident on your own. Please do not hesitate to contact a scooter accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 for more information on how we can assist 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.