12 Jun 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (June 12, 2023) – A pedestrian sustained injuries in an accident that took place at an intersection in Queens on the evening of Monday, June 12.

According to Queens officials, the accident happened around 6:28 p.m. at the intersection of Beach 86th Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was crossing the street in the area when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. It is believed that the driver remained at the scene following the collision.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. It is believed that the pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was seriously injured in the crash. First responders were seen aiding the pedestrian with a spinal board, though their condition is not yet known.

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

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

We want to offer our warmest thoughts and sympathies to the party who sustained injuries in this accident. We hope that they receive a speedy recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York

Pedestrians are known as some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads in New York and beyond. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident and are likely to sustain catastrophic injuries in a collision. In one year’s time, an average of 15,000 people are injured in New York pedestrian accidents, and 300 lose their lives. Being hurt in a pedestrian accident can turn your life upside-down within seconds. If you have been hurt in one of these collisions, it is time that you speak with an attorney who has handled pedestrian accident claims in the past.

Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident on their own. This is primarily due to the fact that many serious injuries can result from these accidents. These include some of the following:

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

These injuries can keep you in the hospital for weeks at a time, on top of causing you to miss out on crucial time in the workplace. If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident, speaking with a Queens pedestrian accident lawyer can help you get back on your feet.

At The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., our attorneys are here for you after you or someone you love has sustained severe injuries in a pedestrian accident. It can be difficult to prove that another party is to blame for your accident, on top of fighting the insurance company for the compensation that you deserve. Our attorneys understand the ins and outs of pedestrian accident laws and will stand by your side when you need it the most. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out how we can help 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.