Queens, NY – Sukhmani Singh, 18, Killed in Fatal Crash on Belt Pkwy near Farmers BlvdNY/NJ Legal News
Queens, NY (January 30, 2023) – Two teenagers lost their lives in a fatal traffic accident that happened in Springfield Gardens, Queens. The incident was reported to police at around 10:45 p.m. Sunday, January 29.
One of the young victims was identified as a 16-year-old who was ejected from a BMW when the driver lost control. The vehicle crashed into a median and flipped onto its roof on the Belt Parkway near Farmers Boulevard.
The 16-year-old victim was pronounced deceased on-site. Another passenger, identified as 18-year-old Sukhmani Singh, was transported to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased.
The driver, a 19-year-old, was transported to the same hospital with moderate injuries. Speed is believed to have been a factor in the fatal accident.
New York police continue to investigate the details of the crash.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victims.
New York Auto Collisions
Car accidents happen numerous times per day in the state of New York. New York City sees hundreds of thousands of auto collisions per year that cause injuries to tens of thousands of people. The majority of the car crashes that happen in the state of New York and throughout the United States are caused by driver negligence. In fact, over 90% of reported vehicle collisions in the country happen due to the actions of drunk, distracted, fatigued, or speeding drivers. If the negligent actions of another person cause the death of someone you love, you may be eligible for financial compensation for a wide array of damages. Some of these damages include:
- Funeral costs
- Loss of future income
- Lost wages
- Loss of benefits
- Loss of consortium
- Loss of guidance/childcare
- Medical care costs
- Burial costs
Depending on an insurance company to keep your best interests in mind is never smart. If you are found to be eligible to collect compensation for a wrongful death claim, getting help from a skilled and experienced wrongful death attorney in Irvington is your best option. Never depend on an insurer to keep your best interests in mind. If you are eligible to collect wrongful death benefits, seeking the experienced representation of a reputable Queens wrongful death lawyer attorney is your best option. A lawyer can help make sure you are able to pay for medical care costs, funeral costs, burial expenses, and more. Even non-economic damages that may have stemmed from your loved one’s death, such as pain, suffering, and emotional turmoil, may be eligible for compensation.
Relieving the financial burdens caused by a wrongful death allows surviving family members to focus on their recovery. You should never have to worry about money after losing a loved one in a fatal wreck caused by the actions of a negligent party. Additionally, negligent persons should be held liable for their selfish, reckless, and careless acts. Attorneys can help make sure you see justice and compensation as quickly as possible after the loss of your family member.
After losing someone you love in a fatal wreck, call a wrongful death attorney in New York from Metro Law at (800) 469-6476 to see how we can help you. Our firm fights diligently on behalf of our clients and works tirelessly to ensure that your legal rights are protected.
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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 identify any false information in the story or want the post 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. We hope awareness of these dangers allows our community to take precautions and avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business. This information is not 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.