Queens, NY – Pedestrian Injured in Car Crash at 115th Ave & Merrick BlvdNY/NJ Legal News
Queens, NY (March 31, 2023) – A pedestrian was injured following a crash that took place in the St. Albans section of Queens. The accident was reported just before 3:30 p.m. on March 31.
Reports from the New York Police Department show that a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on 115th Avenue. The police and firefighters responded to the scene and shut down a portion of the road near Merrick Boulevard.
Paramedics responded to care for the victim who suffered injuries as a result of the crash. Medics then transported the victim to a local hospital for further care.
The New York Police Department is currently investigating the accident.
We hope the pedestrian is able to recover quickly following this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Each year, tens of thousands of people are harmed in auto accidents across the state of New York. In many instances, victims are traveling outside of their vehicles at the time of their crashes. There are many instances where pedestrians suffer severe injuries due to drivers who engage in reckless and negligent actions. Some of the most common factors contributing to pedestrian crashes across New York include:
- drivers who are speeding
- drivers who are distracted while operating their vehicles
- drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol
- drivers who turn left at intersections without looking
- drivers who fail to yield the right of way to pedestrians
When innocent pedestrians sustain injuries and accidents, they are often forced into area hospitals. Many pedestrians have to go through both immediate and long-term treatments. Unfortunately, we see a significant number of pedestrians left with severe spinal cord injuries, broken bones, and traumatic brain injuries following automobile accidents in our state.
When pedestrians suffer severe injuries in accidents, they may have legal options available to help them move forward. Reaching out to a New York pedestrian accident lawyer as soon as possible can provide you with the best chances of getting justice following your accident.
Working with a skilled and aggressive legal team in the aftermath of your accident is your best bet for maximizing your recovery after being injured in an accident resulting from negligence. With over 40 years of experience, our team at Metro Law has helped thousands of victims recover after devastating motor vehicle accidents. We strive to help those harmed collect full and fair compensation in New Jersey for medical treatment, lost wages, and more. If you were injured in an accident due to another person’s negligence, contact our personal injury attorneys in New Jersey at (800) 469-6476 to see how we can help you.