14 Aug 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (August 14, 2023) – Early Monday morning, August 14, a woman was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident on a highway in Queens.

According to NYPD officials, the accident happened around 5:10 a.m. in the northbound lanes of Cross Island Parkway just north of the Southern State Parkway. Police confirmed that a woman was walking in the area when she was suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. It is believed that the driver remained on scene after the accident.

Several Queens responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, identified only as an adult female, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. The driver of the vehicle involved in the accident was not hurt in the accident.

The highway was blocked in the area for hours after the accident. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident remains ongoing.

We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost in this collision.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York 

Pedestrians are the most vulnerable parties on our roads in New York and beyond. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident involving any type of vehicle. Hundreds of people are killed in these horrific and tragic accidents every year. In just one year’s time on average, it is estimated that 300 pedestrians are killed, and 15,000 are injured in these accidents. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal pedestrian accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can rely on.

Losing somebody close to you in a fatal pedestrian accident can be a frightening experience. As you grieve the immense loss of a loved one, you may be concerned about how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up. You may also be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. It is not uncommon to question what deadlines you will need to meet in your claim or whether or not your claim will make it to trial. Luckily, speaking with a Queens pedestrian accident lawyer can help you move forward during these difficult times.

At The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., our attorneys are here to assist you if you have sustained harm in a pedestrian accident that was caused by another party. We have also helped families who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents over the years. We want to help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. These include some of the following:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost income and future lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs
  • Funeral and burial costs

If you have lost someone you love in a fatal pedestrian accident, please 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.