2 Mar 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (March 2, 2023) – Around 2 p.m. on the afternoon of Thursday, March 2, a car accident leading to serious injuries took place on a highway in Queens.

According to Queens officials, the accident happened around 66 Long Island Expressway. Police confirmed that two vehicles were traveling on the highway in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles sustained extensive damage as a result of the collision.

Local paramedics and firefighters were immediately called to the scene to help those in need. Several parties sustained injuries as a result of the collision. The injured parties, who have not yet been formally identified, were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their conditions are not yet known.

A large portion of the roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.

No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

We want to offer our warmest sympathies to the parties who have been hurt in this collision.

Car Accidents in New York

Though more precautions have been put into place and drivers are tasked with obeying many road laws in New York, car accidents still happen every single day. In 2022, statistics showed that approximately 15,332 passengers sustained injuries in car accidents in New York compares to the 12,426 passengers injured in car accidents in 2021. Car accidents happen in many different areas, but highways are known for being some of the most common places for harm. There are many reasons for these devastating accidents, which include the following:

  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Speeding
  • Fatigued driving

If you have been seriously injured in a car accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney that you can rely on.

Reaching out to a Queens car accident attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make after you have sought medical treatment following a car accident. You want to make sure that you maximize the amount of compensation that you receive after a car accident because nothing is more important than being able to get back on your feet. This is especially true if you have been missing out on time at work due to your injuries, which can affect you financially. You have options after a car accident, and these can become apparent when you speak with a Queens personal injury attorney.

At The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., we want to help you move forward after you have been seriously injured in a New York car accident. Our dedicated attorneys are here to help you navigate the complex legal system in New York for the first time. We want to help you obtain the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. These include medical bills, lost wages, therapy costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out what options you have during these difficult times.

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.