Queens, NY – Pedestrian Injured in Crash on Woodhaven Blvd near Jamaica AveNY/NJ Legal News
Queens, NY (September 27, 2023) – A major pedestrian crash occurred in Queens on the morning of September 27. Shortly after 10:00 a.m., emergency responders went to the wreck site on Woodhaven Boulevard.
Sources say the collision took place on Woodhaven Boulevard near Jamaica Avenue when a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle. Reports show the pedestrian suffered a head injury in the crash.
Firefighters and police went to the wreck site to help those involved. The pedestrian was treated and transported to the hospital for further care. Their name has not been reported at this time.
Authorities in Queens continue to investigate the details of the accident.
No other details have been reported at this time.
Our thoughts are with those involved as we hope for their full recovery.
New York Car Accidents
Auto collisions are not an uncommon occurrence in the United States or throughout the state of New York. Every day, more than 17,000 auto accidents take place throughout the US. In New York, approximately 625 car wrecks take place per day. These wrecks occur under countless circumstances, however, negligent driving is often the cause in the majority. Drivers demonstrate negligence by becoming distracted, intoxicated, or fatigued while behind the wheel. Some drivers also travel at unsafe speeds while on busy roadways, posing a serious threat to themselves and everyone around them.
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If you believe that a negligent driver caused your crash, a car crash lawyer in New York can help you recover. You have the option to file a personal injury claim for financial compensation that can get you the funds required to pay for medical bills, repairs or replacing your vehicle, wage loss, and other damages. Even non-economic damages are often eligible for financial compensation when you work with an attorney.
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