24 Jan 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (January 24, 2023) – On Monday afternoon, January 23, a woman was injured in a pedestrian accident involving a hit-and-run driver in Queens.

According to local officials, the accident happened at the intersection of 30th Avenue and 33rd Street. Police confirmed that a woman was walking with an umbrella in the area when she was nearly struck by a driver who sped onto the sidewalk. The vehicle then continued onward and slammed into a fruit stand and a pedestrian who was standing at the corner. Police attempted to pull over the driver, but they fled the scene.

Several local responders, including Queens paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, identified only as an adult female, was rushed to Elmhurst Hospital with serious injuries. They are expected to sustain a full recovery from these injuries.

The roadway was blocked in several lanes as police worked to clear the scene. Police searched for the driver for some time after the accident, but it is not known if they found them.

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. Police will update with any new information as it becomes available.

We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the party injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York 

New York sees more pedestrian accidents every year than many other states in the U.S. In one year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 300 pedestrians are killed in fatal pedestrian accidents, and over an astounding 15,000 people are seriously injured. New York is also known for experiencing a high rate of hit-and-run collisions every year. It can come as a surprise when you are involved in a pedestrian crash. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.

Moving forward after a pedestrian accident is never an easy thing to endure. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, it is crucial that you seek the immediate help of a Queens pedestrian accident attorney. An attorney will be able to assist you if you have received serious injuries in a pedestrian accident, such as the following:

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Organ damage
  • Fractures
  • Paralysis

If you have sustained injuries in a pedestrian accident, you may wonder what options you have. It is imperative that you speak with a dedicated Queens personal injury lawyer immediately.

At the Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., we are here for you after you have sustained injuries in a New York pedestrian accident. If you believe that one or more parties have acted negligently and it led to your accident, you should know that you have help on your side. Our attorneys are here to help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. You should never have to face a pedestrian accident alone. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out how we can assist you.

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.