Queens, NY – One Killed, Four Hurt in Pedestrian Collision on 260th St near 73rd AveNY/NJ Legal News
Queens, NY (September 5, 2023) – A fatal pedestrian collision occurred in Queens on the afternoon of September 5. Responders went to the scene shortly after it happened on 260th Street to render aid.
Reports from police show the collision occurred on 260th Street near 73rd Avenue at around 4:00 p.m. One person lost their life and four others were injured, including two children, in the accident that occurred for reasons still under police investigation.
Several emergency vehicles were seen at the intersection for an extended period of time on Tuesday afternoon. Police in Queens continue to investigate the circumstances of the crash.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. We hope for the full and fast recovery of those with injuries.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
Even with an abundance of safety rules and standards in place in order to maintain the well-being of pedestrians and expand awareness among drivers, pedestrians continue to sustain injuries in traffic collisions daily. These accidents often end tragically. Injuries often suffered by pedestrians can land them in the hospital for weeks or longer where they must endure medical care that is overwhelming and exhausting. Suffering serious injuries in a pedestrian collision is never, ever easy, and can totally alter the lives of victims and their family members.
Our New York pedestrian accident attorneys at Metro Law are knowledgeable about the many problems often associated with being seriously hurt in a pedestrian crash. Victims not only face painful and even devastating injuries, but they may also be forced to deal with financial difficulties related to medical bills, lost wages, and more. In the event that you or someone you love has been hurt in a pedestrian crash, you may benefit from speaking with an attorney. A lawyer can help you learn more about your legal rights and options at this time. Especially if you believe that the wreck that caused your injuries was caused by negligence, an attorney can help you file a personal injury claim for financial compensation that can help you to financially recover.
Working with an experienced pedestrian accident attorney can help you get the financial compensation you need to cover the costs related to your accident and the injuries that followed. The only thing worse than being seriously injured in an accident is losing someone you love in the same manner. A wrongful death lawyer in Queens can help you file a wrongful death claim for funeral costs and more if this has happened to you and your loved ones.
Our skilled team of lawyers works diligently to ensure that families are able to preserve their legal rights, as well as exercise them in these trying times. Many crash victims may not even be aware of their options, which is why talking to an attorney may be in your best interest.
The reputable and compassionate lawyers at Metro Law are available around the clock to help victims and their families by answering questions about their legal options, the outcomes of their cases, how much compensation they can expect, and more. Contact our New York personal injury lawyers at (800) 469-6476 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation.
If you have lost a loved one in a collision caused by a negligent driver, a wrongful death lawyer from our firm can help you collect financial compensation for funeral costs and more. Contact us as soon as you can to speak with a skilled attorney about your case.