Queens, NY – Pedestrian Injured in Collision on Denman St near Elbertson StNY/NJ Legal News
Queens, NY (September 11, 2023) – A serious pedestrian crash was reported to police in Queens on the evening of September 10. At around 5:34 p.m., responders including EMTs and police went to the crash site on Denman Street.
According to information from local sources, the incident happened near the 100 block of Denman Sreet and Elbertson Street. A pedestrian was hit by a car for reasons still being investigated by area authorities.
The identity of the pedestrian has not been reported at this time. Police in Queens continue to investigate the circumstances of the crash.
Road blockages were utilized in the area while emergency responders worked at the scene, forcing local drivers to find different routes for the time being.
We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim. No further information has been reported at this time.
New York Auto Accidents
The New York City Department of Transportation estimated that nearly half of all motor vehicle accident fatalities within the city in one recent year involved a pedestrian. On average, in New York, it is estimated that 300 pedestrians are killed, and over 15,000 sustain injuries each year. Though drivers are always supposed to be on the lookout for pedestrians, these accidents still happen in the blink of an eye due to the negligence of others. These accidents happen due to many different reasons, such as the following:
- Distracted driving
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Falling asleep at the wheel
If you or a beloved member of your family has been hurt in a pedestrian accident that is not your fault, it is crucial that you seek legal help. A lawyer can help you in numerous ways after your accident so you can get the financial compensation you need and deserve in order to fully recover.
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