7 Jun 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (June 7, 2023) – Around 3 a.m. on Saturday morning, June 3, a woman was killed in a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident in Queens.

According to Queens Police, the accident happened at the intersection of 120th Street and 97th Avenue in the Richmond Hill section of Queens. Police confirmed that a woman was walking in the area when she was suddenly struck by a white sedan. The driver, who allegedly struck the woman intentionally, fled the scene of the accident. Police confirmed that the driver fled northbound and was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run with two other men.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian woman, who was identified as a 31-year-old, was rushed to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center with severe injuries. She was tragically pronounced deceased while there. It is not known if anyone else was hurt in the accident.

A large portion of the roadway was blocked in the area following the collision. Police did not say if they found the driver responsible for the accident as of yet.

No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the collision remains ongoing.

We want to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this accident.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York 

Walking is one of the best ways to get from one place to another in New York – especially in major cities. Hundreds of lives are lost as a result of pedestrian accidents within the state every year. In just 2021, in fact, it was reported that approximately 7,205 people were injured in New York pedestrian accidents and 125 more people were killed. It is never easy to come to terms with the loss of a loved one due to a pedestrian accident. If you have sustained these losses, speaking with an attorney is one of the best decisions that you and your family can make.

When another party has acted carelessly and it led to a fatal collision, you and your family should know that you have many options for recovery. While you are grieving such immense losses, you should not have to be concerned with how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up against you. The insurance company involved in your claim will do anything to drive down the overall value of your claim, which is why you should have the skilled help of a Queens wrongful death attorney on your side.

Our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. know how difficult it is to get back on your feet after you have lost a loved one in a fatal pedestrian accident. You want to level the playing field when it comes to your claim, which is why our attorneys will be the best advocate for you in your time of need. We know how complex a wrongful death claim will be and will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. These include the following:

  • Medical bills
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Lost income and future lost wages
  • Pain and suffering

Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need.

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.