24 Aug 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (August 24, 2023) – Two people have lost their lives due to a car crash that occurred early Thursday morning in Queens.

At around 2:15 a.m. on August 24, the New York Police Department and firefighters were called to the scene of a crash on Whitestone Expressway.

According to official reports provided by NYPD, a black Honda pilot was heading in the wrong direction down the southbound lanes of the Whitestone Expressway when it collided head-on with a Honda HRE. The incident caused delays near Ulmer Street, prompting authorities to shut down the roadway.

A 25-year-old man in a 45-year-old both suffered fatal injuries and were pronounced dead at the scene.

A 26-year-old man was ejected from his vehicle, resulting in injuries. The man and a second victim, a 35-year-old woman, were both hospitalized immediately following the crash.

At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope the injured victims recover quickly.

Our condolences are with the families of the two people who died in this crash.

Fatal Car Accidents in New York

Drivers throughout the city of New York are no strangers to reckless and negligent drivers. Regrettably, the actions of these irresponsible drivers can have a devastating impact on the lives of others sharing the road. Every year, thousands of individuals across New York State lose their lives in tragic automobile accidents.

In many instances, people end up losing their lives as a result of drivers who are negligent. Common factors in fatal motor vehicle accidents include driving under the influence, speeding, reckless driving, and distracted driving. When semi-trucks are involved in accidents, the chances of those involved suffering fatal injuries are drastically increased.

Unfortunately, fatal auto accidents often leave families completely torn apart and unsure of what they can do. After the loss of a loved one, it is important that you seek legal guidance immediately. Your family may be able to take legal action against the person who is responsible.

Having a seasoned Queens wrongful death lawyer by your side throughout the legal process can help to ensure you are able to hold the negligent party accountable for their actions and get justice. A skilled legal advocate will be able to help you pursue compensation for funeral expenses, burial costs, lost earning capacity, and more.

The loss of a loved one due to a fatal automobile accident caused by the negligence of another driver can be absolutely devastating to families. If you or someone you know is in this difficult situation, then it’s essential that you reach out to our experienced Queens car accident lawyers at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. With more than three decades of experience successfully representing clients, we are prepared for whatever challenges may arise during litigation. Contact us today at 718-606-4099 for your free case evaluation, and let us provide you with the comfort and confidence that comes from knowing that we will fight diligently on your behalf.

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.