5 Aug 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (August 5, 2023) – At 8:24 p.m. on the night of Saturday, August 5, a two-vehicle collision took place on a major highway in Queens that led to injuries.

According to Queens Police, the accident happened on Grand Central Parkway around the area of exit 18. Police confirmed that two vehicles were traveling in the area when they were involved in a collision with each other due to reasons that are not fully known. The involved vehicles sustained severe damage as a result of the accident.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties were injured as a result of the accident. The injured parties were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.

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

No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident remains ongoing.

We want to offer our warmest thoughts and sympathies to the parties injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in New York 

Car accidents are a leading cause of hospitalizations and fatalities in the state of New York every single year. In 2022, it was reported that 38% of car accidents in New York City alone involved some type of injury or fatality. In 2019, in fact, statistics reported that there were 134,224 car accidents in the city. These accidents are on the rise due to a wide array of reasons, from distracted driving to driving under the influence. Proving that another party is at fault for your accident is not always easy following a collision. This is why you should speak with a dedicated attorney that you can trust after an accident.

The aftermath of a car accident can be a scary and confusing time in your life. On top of this, your family may also be left to pick up the pieces alongside you as you are focused on your physical recovery. From broken bones to paralysis, the injuries that stem from a car accident can be severe or even life-threatening in nature. The recovery that you face due to your injuries can be long and arduous. If you have been hurt in a car accident, speaking with a Queens car accident attorney is in your best interests as you move forward.

Nobody is ever prepared to face a collision or the aftermath on their own. Because of this, our skilled and compassionate attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here for you after your life has been upended by a car accident. We understand how overwhelming a collision can be and offer our help and resources during these challenging times. You may find that you are eligible for some of these financial damages after an accident:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Rehabilitation costs

Please contact a car accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 for more information on how we can assist you after an accident.

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.