Queens, NY – Auto Accident with Injuries on the Van Wyck Expwy at Atlantic Ave

Queens, NY – Auto Accident with Injuries on the Van Wyck Expwy at Atlantic Ave

Queens, NY (January 17, 2023) – A car crash happened in Queens on the evening of January 17 that required an emergency response. At approximately 7:50 p.m., emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of the accident on the Van Wyck Expressway. 

Reports indicate the incident occurred near Atlantic Avenue on the Van Wyck Expressway. Vehicles crashed in the southbound lanes and caused injuries and damages. 

At this time, the extent of the injuries caused by the collision has not been reported. Traffic was stopped back to the Grand Central Parkway while emergency responders worked in the area. 

Local motorists were urged to use alternate travel routes while the crash site was occupied by responders. Police in Queens are still investigating the details of the incident. 

We hope for the full recovery of the injured parties. 

New York Auto Accidents

Queens, NY - Auto Accident with Injuries on the Van Wyck Expwy at Atlantic AveWith approximately 6.5 million car crashes happening per year in the United States, there is a significant chance that each of us will eventually become involved in one. Injuries suffered in car crashes can range from minor to severe and may even be life-threatening or result in fatalities. If you or someone you love has been involved in a car or truck crash in New York, no matter how minor, make sure to stay at the crash scene and document everything you can by taking photos or videos. Don’t admit fault at the scene, but answer any/all questions asked by law enforcement honestly. 

Obtain contact info from other drivers, their license numbers and insurance information, as well as their license plate numbers, and, if possible, take photos of the crash scene and surrounding areas. Seek proper medical care as soon as possible, and document the care you receive. Maintaining good records of the accident and its consequences can help your attorney secure full and fair financial compensation for you in the aftermath of your accident. 

Discussing your injuries and the crash with any insurance companies is never recommended. At least not until you’ve spoken with a Queens car crash attorney who can help you learn how to properly proceed in order to preserve your legal rights. A skilled car crash attorney can help you seek compensation for the following: 

  • Property damage/loss
  • Past/anticipated medical/therapy costs
  • Permanent disabilities
  • Lost wages
  • Lost earning capacity
  • Emotional trauma
  • Loss of employment damages
  • Punitive damages
  • Loss of consortium
  • Embarrassment
  • Disfigurement
  • Loss of life enjoyment
  • Etc

More than 30,000 people are killed in car accidents each year in the United States. Severe and even fatal personal injuries can take place when motor vehicles are involved in collisions with other passenger vehicles. Many causes exist for car accidents, most of which are preventable and caused by the careless actions of negligent drivers. If you or someone you love have suffered injuries in a crash caused by driver negligence, it is in your best interest to contact a car crash lawyer as soon as possible. 

At Metro Law, we can help you make a full financial recovery if you were injured by the actions of a negligent driver. You should not have to pay for the losses and damages that were imposed on you by another person’s negligent actions. You can reach our office by calling  (800) 469-6476. 

Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post. 

Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene