Queens, NY – Thirteen Hurt in Long Island Expressway Crash
Queens, NY (December 3, 2023) – More than a dozen victims were transported to area hospitals with injuries following a major crash in the Douglaston–Little Neck neighborhood. The accident occurred at around 6:15 a.m. on December 2.
According to reports provided by the New York Police Department, a white box truck, a blue SUV, a silver pickup truck, a commercial vehicle, and multiple other vehicles collided on the Long Island Expressway. The incident prompted authorities to shut down the eastbound lanes of the expressway as they worked to remove all of the damaged vehicles from the scene.
Multiple victims were injured as a result of the crash. Emergency medical services with the New York fire Department responded to care for victims. Multiple injured parties were transported to New York-Presbyterian Hospital Queens and North Shore University Hospital for emergency medical care. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope the injured victims are able to make a full and timely recovery.
Car Accidents in New York
Car accidents can have a devastating impact on the lives of those involved. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people in New York are injured every year as a result of vehicle collisions. There are countless instances where people have to go through extensive medical treatment for the injuries they suffered.
Regrettably, when multiple people are involved in the accidents, there is a significant chance that they will be left with severe injuries that require long-term care. Far too often, car crash victims have to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical treatment. In severe instances, victims have to go through lifelong therapy and rehabilitation. Regrettably, we see many collisions take place as a result of negligent drivers.
When innocent people are hurt in accidents due to drivers who are under the influence, speeding, or otherwise negligent, they may have legal options that can help them move forward. Seeking legal representation from a car accident lawyer in Queens can help to ensure you have the best chance of protecting your rights and getting justice after being harmed.
At The Tadchiev Law Firm, P.C., our team of experienced Queens personal injury attorneys is dedicated to providing high-quality legal representation for those who have been injured due to the negligence of others. We understand the challenges and burdens that come with seeking compensation for your injuries, which is why we are committed to shouldering that burden and fighting for your rights. Our aggressive negotiation tactics and skilled legal strategies allow us to stand up against powerful insurance companies on your behalf. From the moment you contact our firm, you will receive legal representation that is specifically tailored to reflect your needs and best interests. Let us handle the legal process so you can focus on healing and moving forward with your life. Contact us at 718-606-4099 for a free consultation today.
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.