Queens, NY – Georgiana Belfiore Struck, Killed by Elderly Driver at 217th St and 75th Ave

Queens, NY – Georgiana Belfiore Struck, Killed by Elderly Driver at 217th St and 75th Ave

Queens, NY (March 17, 2022) – A 75-year-old woman died after an 83-year-old driver backed into her as he was reversing out of a garage on Tuesday, March 15th in Queens.  

The man’s 2021 Mercedes-Benz E350 was exiting the parking area of an apartment building in the area of 75th Avenue and 217th Street at about 3:35 p.m. when he struck the victim. 

Upon their arrival, officers located the woman pinned underneath the Mercedes-Benz. 

The woman, who has since been identified as local resident Georgiana Belfiore, was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS.  

The NYPD Highway District’s Collision Investigation Squad is investigating.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mrs. Georgiana Belfiore, at this time.

Pedestrian Injuries in New York

Queens, NY - Georgiana Belfiore Struck, Killed by Elderly Driver at 217th St and 75th Ave

Even with numerous safety measures and regulations designed to promote pedestrian awareness and safety, such as sidewalks, crosswalks, and walking bridges, pedestrians are still struck by vehicles every single day. These accidents are usually debilitating. Common injuries include things like broken bones, brain damage, and internal bleeding. 

Our New York pedestrian accident lawyers are familiar with the physical difficulties that often come with pedestrian injuries. Learning all events surrounding the accident is crucial to both attorneys and insurance adjustors in establishing the negligence of a driver and moving forward with your New York personal injury claim.  

Queens Pedestrian Accident Attorney

Working with an effective and knowledgeable lawyer after a pedestrian accident will ensure you are able to move forward in the best way possible. Our Queens personal injury attorneys at Metro Law have over four decades of experience helping thousands of families get the justice and compensation they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. 

Our pedestrian accident attorneys in Queens work diligently to ensure families have their legal rights protected so they can move forward after being injured in a serious pedestrian accident.

The attorneys at Metro Law are available 24-hours a day to help victims by answering questions they may have about legal options available to them after being harmed by someone else’s negligence. Contact our New York personal injury lawyers at (800) 469-6476 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation.  

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.