Queens, NY – Severe Pedestrian Accident at 107th Ave & Van Wyck Expy
Queens, NY (March 3, 2023) – A pedestrian sustained injuries in an accident that took place at an intersection in Queens on the evening of Friday, March 3.
According to Queens Police, the accident happened at 7 p.m. at the intersection of 107th Avenue and Van Wyck Expressway. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking in the area at the intersection when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle that was traveling through the intersection. The driver allegedly stayed at the scene of the crash.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was severely injured in the accident. They were taken to a local hospital for treatment, though their current 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.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. Police will update with more information as it is available.
Our thoughts go out to the pedestrian who has been hurt as a result of this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
New York sees more pedestrian accidents than many states in the U.S. These accidents tend to be so incredibly severe due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of a collision. In one recent year, it was reported that approximately 300 pedestrians were killed and 15,000 people sustained injuries in New York pedestrian accidents, which is a much higher rate than many other states in the country. Being hurt in a pedestrian crash can be a difficult thing to endure, which is why you should have the help of an attorney on your side after one of these accidents.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident entirely on their own. If you have sustained harm in a pedestrian accident, you should speak with a Queens pedestrian accident attorney that you can trust. Many severe injuries that stem from pedestrian accidents include the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
The injuries that stem from a pedestrian accident can be incredibly life-altering, affecting every aspect of your life. This is why you should speak with a dedicated and knowledgeable Queens personal injury attorney soon after an accident.
Our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here to assist you after your life has been impacted by a pedestrian accident. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident and offer our help and resources to you every step of the way. Having an attorney on your side can help you greatly lessen the stress that you may feel associated with a personal injury claim. You should never have to stand alone following a serious pedestrian accident, which is why we are here to assist you. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out what we can do 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.