Queens, NY – Driver Goes Off-Road, Injures Woman at St. John Cemetery near Cooper Ave

Queens, NY – Driver Goes Off-Road, Injures Woman at St. John Cemetery near Cooper Ave

Queens, NY (June 20, 2023) – A driver left the roadway in their vehicle and crashed through a fence at St. John Cemetery on Monday, critically injuring a woman. The wreck occurred at around 8:30 a.m., reports read. 

Emergency crews went to the scene near Cooper Avenue and Metropolitan Avenue. The vehicle was identified as a Hyundai that crashed through the cemetery fence before it struck a tree. 

A woman, age 65, was trapped under the vehicle and had to be extricated by responders, sources said. She remains in critical condition at Jamaica Hospital. 

Authorities in Queens continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident. 

We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim. 

New York Pedestrian Collisions

 Queens, NY - Driver Goes Off-Road, Injures Woman at St. John Cemetery near Cooper AvePedestrian accidents frequently happen in the state of New York. Smart Growth America conducted a recent report that reveals pedestrian deaths continue to happen more often, especially in the past ten years. On average, each year, hundreds of people are killed in pedestrian accidents throughout the Empire State.

Sadly, negligent drivers most often cause pedestrians to become injured. Several different forms of negligent driving exist, including distraction, fatigue, intoxication, and speeding. The most commonly seen form of driver negligence in America today is a distraction, displayed by hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of drivers throughout the nation. Each year, over 400,000 auto collisions happen due to the actions of drivers who are distracted. Additionally, driver intoxication is also a common form of driver negligence in the US, making up over 30% of the national accident fatality rate.

When you or a loved one of yours has been injured by the actions of a negligent driver, working with a pedestrian accident attorney should be one of the first things you do after your crash in order to protect your legal rights. An attorney knows what needs to be done in order to get you the financial compensation you need and deserve during the aftermath of your accident so you do not have to go broke paying for the damages that you may have endured.

The Queens pedestrian accident attorneys at Metro Law have worked to help injured crash victims get the financial compensation they require to recover for many years. We know that people injured in accidents caused by negligence should not have to pay for the medical care needed for their injuries, as well as vehicle repairs and other costs related to their wrecks. You may be able to collect financial compensation related to your accident, as well as other damages like pain, suffering, and more, when you contact a personal injury attorney.

Our skilled attorneys at Metro Law will help you get your life back on track by negotiating a full and fair settlement from the insurance companies. At Metro Law, we have decades of experience helping those injured in accidents to recover in numerous ways. You deserve to be able to focus on your mental and physical health while we take care of the financial aspect of things. 

Call Metro Law at (800) 469-6476 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation.