Queens, NY – Three People Injured in Car Accident on Whitestone Expy
Queens, NY (May 31, 2023) – Three people sustained serious injuries in a car accident that took place on a highway in Queens on the morning of Wednesday, May 31.
According to Queens officials, the accident happened around 9 a.m. on Whitestone Expressway around the area of exit 14. Police confirmed that two or more vehicles were traveling in the area on the highway when they were involved in a collision due to reasons that are not entirely known. Tow trucks were called to the scene to remove damaged vehicles from the roadway.
Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately called to the scene to help those in need. A total of three people, who have not yet been identified, were injured in the accident. The injured victims were hospitalized, but their current conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the exit for some time. This led to delays until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released, but police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident at this time.
We offer our warmest thoughts and sympathies to the parties who have been hurt in this accident. We hope that they receive a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in New York
From the moment that you get behind the wheel of a car, you are likely focused on your destination and not what could happen on the way there. The tragic and unfortunate truth is that many people are injured in New York car accidents each year. In 2019, it was reported that approximately 134,000 car accidents took place in just New York City alone. Car accidents happen in many places, but highways are some of the most common places for harm. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney immediately.
Regardless of your accident and how it occurred, you have options after a collision. As you focus on your physical recovery, you may wonder how you are ever going to afford to pay the many bills that pile up against you. Many serious injuries stem from New York car accidents, such as the following:
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
- Internal organ injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Broken bones
These injuries can land you in the hospital for some time, as well as cause you to miss out on crucial time in the workplace. If you have been hurt in a collision, speaking with a Queens car accident lawyer is in your best interests.
The aftermath of a car accident can be a difficult time in your life physically, emotionally, and financially. Our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here to assist you after a collision that is not your fault. We understand that it is not always easy to prove who is responsible for your accident or what deadlines you will have to meet. Luckily, we are here for you in your time of need. If your claim has to go to court, we will be here for you. Please contact a car accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out what options you have.
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.