7 Mar 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (March 7, 2023) – On Tuesday afternoon, March 7, a serious motorcycle accident with injuries occurred at an intersection in Queens.

According to local officials, the accident happened in the afternoon hours at the intersection of Farmers Boulevard and 135th Avenue. Police confirmed that a motorcyclist was traveling south in the area when the driver attempted to make a turn at the intersection. This is when the motorcycle and a northbound van collided with each other, leading to extensive damage.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The motorcyclist, who has not yet been formally identified, was rushed to Jamaica Hospital with critical injuries. The driver of the van was not hurt in the accident.

The roadway was blocked in several lanes of traffic at the intersection until the scene was cleared.

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time. Police will update with new information as it becomes available.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the motorcyclist injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.

Motorcycle Accidents in New York 

New York City sees a large percentage of motorcycle accidents every year, as many people choose motorcycles as their mode of transportation in the city. In one year’s time, it is estimated that an average of 166 people are killed in New York motorcycle accidents every single year, and many others are seriously injured. Because motorcyclists have no protection from harm in the event of an accident involving any type of larger vehicle. The injuries that stem from a motorcycle accident can leave you in a difficult position. This is why speaking with a skilled attorney is in your best interests as you move forward.

It is never easy to face the aftermath of a motorcycle accident entirely on your own. Regrettably, you are more likely to sustain serious injuries in a motorcycle accident than in a passenger vehicle accident. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from motorcycle accidents include the following:

  • Road rash
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Organ damage
  • Fractures
  • Paralysis

Many of these accidents lead to severe trauma and require extensive medical treatment, as well as time away from the workplace. It can take a long time to get back on your feet after a motorcycle accident. This is why speaking with a Queens motorcycle accident attorney is in your best interests.

At The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., we are here to help you after a severe motorcycle accident that has turned your life upside-down. Our attorneys are here to assist you as you navigate the legal system for the first time, which is not always an easy thing to do on your own. It is likely that you will be unfamiliar with New York accident laws, but we have the resources necessary to help you every step of the way. You should never have to face the aftermath of a motorcycle accident on your own. Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out what we can do for you during these challenging times.

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.