Queens, NY – One Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Seagirt Blvd near Beach 31st StNY/NJ Legal News
Queens, NY (November 28, 2022) – A 64-year-old man was fatally struck by a Jeep driver on a Queens street last Friday. The wreck occurred on Seagirt Boulevard near Beach 31st Street in Far Rockaway shortly before 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 25.
The unidentified victim was struck by a Jeep for reasons still under police investigation. EMS arrived on the scene and rushed him to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, where he later lost his life. Police did not disclose his identity as they worked to notify his next of kin.
The man was crossing the tri-lane boulevard in the middle of the block when he was hit by the jeep, according to information from police. The driver of the Jeep, who sustained no injuries, stayed at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
Police and paramedics remained at the wreck site for approximately three hours. Authorities are still working to determine the cause of the incident.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrian fatalities, unfortunately, happen frequently in the state of New Jersey. On average, hundreds of pedestrians are killed per year in the Garden State. In 2021, over 200 people were killed in pedestrian crashes in New Jersey, the highest total of pedestrian deaths in the state in 30 years. Smart Growth America reported that pedestrian deaths continue to rise in the United States. This is most likely due to the increasing amount of distracted drivers on our roadways.
Unfortunately, pedestrians are usually hurt by driver negligence. When you or a loved one are injured in a pedestrian wreck, contacting a pedestrian accident attorney in Queens is always in your best interest.
The lawyers at the law office of Metro Law have been helping injured accident victims make full financial recoveries for decades. We also work to help the surviving family members of deceased accident victims recover.
When you’ve lost a loved one in a car wreck caused by negligence, you may feel like your whole world has stopped. You may feel like you are unable to go on, and all you can do is grieve. You should be able to grieve without worrying about money, which is why our legal team is here to help you financially 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.
You can reach our law office by calling (800) 469-6476 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation. We are here for our clients 24/7 and will do everything in our power to get you the justice and compensation you deserve.
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.