Queens, NY – Clearview Expwy Scene of Injury Accident near Horace Harding ExpwyNY/NJ Legal News
Queens, NY (September 14, 2023) – A traffic accident happened in Queens on Thursday morning, September 14. At approximately 6:03 a.m., emergency responders went to the scene of the crash on the Clearview Expressway.
Several responders were seen at the crash site a short time after the collision occurred. It reportedly happened between a box truck, an FDNY vehicle, and two tractor-trailers. How the accident took place has not been reported at this time.
At least one person was in need of emergency medical attention at the scene. Paramedics transported injured victims to the hospital via ambulance where they received further medical care.
Authorities in Queens continue to investigate the details of the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims. We hope for their full recovery.
New York Truck Accidents
Information gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Association shows that, in 2020, more than 8,000 large truck collisions happened in the Garden State. Of these accidents, approximately 4,000 individuals were hurt, and more than 60 people were killed. Compared to the previous year, this demonstrates a rise in both total fatalities and collisions.
Truck accidents happen for several different reasons, however, most are caused by driver negligence. Additionally, inclement weather and equipment failure contribute to traffic collisions involving trucks. Specifically, driver negligence/error contributes to most truck collisions in New Jersey. Driver distraction, fatigue, and speeding are the leading types of negligence that lead to truck accidents in New Jersey and across the US.
Commercial truck collisions are often more severe than other types of crashes due to the massive size/weight difference between these large vehicles and passenger vehicles. Individuals who are in passenger vehicles involved in traffic accidents with commercial vehicles often suffer severe injuries or even lose their lives. It is important for drivers of all vehicles to remain alert, awake, aware, and sober while operating their vehicles in order to preserve the safety of everyone on the road.
If you have been hurt in a truck collision, you may be dealing with a lot of different problems. It is possible that you are wondering how you will cover the costs that stem from your collision. If you know that your accident was caused by a negligent driver, you should contact a truck accident attorney in Queens. A lawyer will be able to help you figure out whether you qualify for financial compensation that can help you pay for things like medical bills, wage loss, and more.
At Metro Law, our compassionate and highly experienced team of personal injury attorneys have decades of experience helping injured crash victims to recover as quickly and easily as possible. We know what needs to be done in order to help you get the finances necessary to pay for all of the expenses that stem from your or your loved one’s accident. Contact our law firm to learn more about how we can help you recover during this trying time in your life at (800) 469-6476. We do not charge up-front fees, and only get paid if you receive compensation for your losses and damages.