Queens, NY – Pedestrian Killed in Collision on Astoria Blvd near Steinway StNY/NJ Legal News
Queens, NY (October 23, 2023) – A pedestrian suffered fatal injuries in a traffic collision in Queens in the early morning hours of October 23. At approximately 4:00 a.m., on Tuesday, responders were quickly dispatched to the scene of the wreck on Astoria Boulevard.
Reports from authorities show the crash happened on Astoria Boulevard near Steinway Street. A victim was struck by a vehicle under circumstances that remain unclear at this time.
The driver reportedly left the scene on foot and is currently being sought by police officers. The victim was transported to Elmhurst Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.
The vehicle that struck the pedestrian was identified as a BMW. it was towed from the scene at approximately 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
Authorities continue to investigate.
We want to offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Crashes in New York
If someone ends up losing their life due to the negligent actions of a driver, the family members of that deceased victim are usually able to file a wrongful death claim for financial compensation. Compensation can help cover several different damages and expenses that may have stemmed from the death of a loved one. Some of these include:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral costs
- Burial expenses
- Loss of life enjoyment
- Emotional turmoil
- Lost income
- Lost earning capacity
- Loss of advice/consortium
- Loss of child care/guidance
Putting your trust into the insurance company to uphold the best interests of you and your family during this difficult time is never a smart move. Unfortunately, the insurance company is only out to make money in whatever way they can. The insurance company will do everything in their power to get you to accept as little compensation as possible so they can make as much money as possible. However, when you work with a lawyer, like a wrongful death attorney from the law office of Metro Law, we will make sure that you are not taken advantage of by them. We will negotiate a full and fair settlement from the insurance company for you so you can get the compensation you need and deserve during this difficult time.
Relieving the financial burden brought on by the wrongful death of a loved one can allow you to focus on healing from the major loss you may be facing during this difficult time.
After losing someone you love in a fatal crash, even if you are unsure of how the incident took place, you should call a wrongful death attorney in Queens from Metro Law at (800) 469-6476 to see how we can help you. We work hard to ensure that our clients are well taken care of in their time of need. We know how difficult situations like this can be, which is why we are here to help people like you make full financial recoveries so you can focus on your family and your own emotional and mental well-being.
Call us as soon as you can to learn more about your legal right toward financial compensation if you have wrongfully lost someone you love due to the negligent actions of another person.