Queens, NY – Deadly Pedestrian Collision on Cross Island Pkwy Takes One Life
Queens, NY (August 17, 2023) – A fatal pedestrian crash happened Monday morning, August 14, in Queens. Police report the wreck occurred at around 5:15 a.m.
A woman was attempting to cross the Cross Island Parkway in Cambria Heights when she was struck by a black SUV. Paramedics and police promptly responded to the wreck site to render aid and investigate.
The woman, who has not been identified at this time, was pronounced deceased on-site by medical professionals. Traffic was disrupted in the area for some time, forcing local drivers to use alternate routes.
Police in Queens are still investigating the circumstances of the collision.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
Sadly, pedestrians are regularly fatally injured in the state of New York. Generally speaking, hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives every single year in the Empire State. More than 200 pedestrians lost their lives in New York City in 2021, statistics show. Smart Growth America reports that pedestrian fatalities continue to grow in the US. This is most likely due to the ever-growing number of distracted drivers on American roadways.
Unfortunately, driver negligence is the main cause of the majority of pedestrian crashes throughout the nation. When you or someone you love has been hurt by a negligent driver, a personal injury attorney can help you recover. If the worst has happened, and you have lost someone you love due to the negligent actions of another person, a wrongful death attorney in Queens can help you collect full and fair financial compensation for your losses and damages.
At the reputable law office of Metro Law, our skilled attorneys have been aiding injured accident victims to recover financially for many years. We also strive to help grieving families recover by getting them the financial compensation they need and deserve to pay for funeral costs and more.
When you’ve lost someone you love in a negligently caused accident, you may feel like your entire world has come to an end. You may feel as if you are unable to move on, and grieving is all you can do. You should be able to grieve without worrying about your finances, which is why our legal team is here to help you recover.
By filing a wrongful death claim, you will get the justice and financial compensation you deserve after wrongfully losing your loved one. Allow our attorneys to negotiate a full and fair settlement with the insurance company so you don’t have to.
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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.