Queens, NY – Injuries Caused by Collision on Grand Central Pwky near Kew Gdns IntcNY/NJ Legal News
Queens, NY (September 28, 2023) – A serious car accident occurred in Queens on Thursday, September 28. Multiple responders were sent to the crash site on the Grand Central Parkway shortly before 5:00 p.m.
At least one person suffered injuries in the collision that occurred in the eastbound lanes of the Grand Central Parkway near the Kew Gardens Interchange. Responders rendered aid at the scene and worked to clear the roadway.
Traffic was stopped back to the Long Island Expressway for some time on Thursday Evening. Police in Queens are still investigating the details of the incident.
We hope for the full recovery of the injured victims.
New York Traffic Collisions
Statistics concerning car accidents in New York City show that deadly collisions happen far too often. Car crashes remain a top cause of fatalities for those who reside in the city, and nearly 4 out of 10 crashes on our city streets result in injury or death. In fact, almost 40% of traffic collisions in NYC involved a death or serious injury in 2022.
Additionally, that same year, there were over 100,000 total auto collisions, nearly 40,000 of which involved an injury or a death. Car crashes that occur at higher speeds are more likely to result in injury or death, or when they involve a pedestrian, bicyclist, or motorcyclist.
Across the United States, driver negligence is the main cause of the majority of auto collisions that take place. For example, driver distraction results in over 400,000 traffic collisions per year, a percentage of which result in injuries and fatalities. Additionally, speeding is the cause of around 11,000 deaths that take place annually, and driver fatigue causes more than 100,000 collisions per year.
If you or someone you love has recently been injured in a car crash caused by a negligent driver, you are probably dealing with a lot of different problems stemming from the experience. You or your loved one may be stuck in the hospital with painful or even debilitating injuries while you may have to undergo invasive medical care like surgery and painful physical therapy. If you are able to prove that a negligent driver caused your accident, you may be eligible to collect financial compensation that can help you pay for the damages that result from your crash.
Call the reputable and experienced law office of Metro Law at (800) 469-6476 to learn more about how our skilled team of car crash lawyers in Queens can help you. It is our main goal and duty as personal injury attorneys to aid injured crash victims in the aftermath of their accidents. Contact our firm to learn more about how we can help you through this difficult time. We do not charge fees up front and only get paid if you are able to collect compensation for your losses and damages. Please do not hesitate to call our law office at your earliest convenience to talk to an attorney about how we can help you recover from this difficult experience.