Queens, NY – Car Accident on Belt Pkwy Near Lefferts Blvd

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Queens, NY (March 21, 2021) – After midnight on Sunday, March 21, a car accident took place on a highway in Queens that led to injuries.

According to police, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of the Belt Parkway around the area of Lefferts Boulevard. Multiple vehicles collided with each other in the area, which led to extensive damages.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene. One or more victims were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.

Traffic was stopped in the area for a period of time as police cleared the scene.

No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in New York 

New York experiences car accidents every hour of the day, sending hundreds of victims to the hospital weekly. Car accidents are one of the leading causes of hospitalizations in the state of New York, with some spending days or even months in the hospital as they recover. These accidents happen due to a wide array of reasons including driver distractions, intoxication, speeding, fatigued driving, and more. Being injured in a car accident can impact your life in a variety of ways, which is why you should have the help of an attorney on your side.

The aftermath of a New York car accident can be a challenging time in your life, and one that leaves you with many questions. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be required to meet as you bring your claim? What types of evidence will help you show that another party is to blame for the collision? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company for the first time? These are questions that only a New York personal injury attorney will be able to answer. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in New York car accidents at www.mmspersonalinjurylawyers.com.

At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our accident attorneys have dedicated our lives to assisting those injured in car accidents. We understand how challenging it can be to face the aftermath of a car accident on your own, especially if you are unfamiliar with New York accident laws. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. If you have been hurt in a collision and you are unsure about where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010.

Notes: Our writers use secondary sources when creating these accident news posts. These sources include police and fire accident reports, news stories and newspaper stories, and first-hand accounts from eyewitnesses to the accidents. For that reason, the details surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our staff at Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. If you do find any information that is incorrect, contact our firm to have a correction made immediately. If you would prefer the post to be removed from our site, let us know and we will accommodate you as soon as possible. 

Disclaimers: The attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. have strived to build a solid reputation in the local business community throughout the decades. These posts are written to bring attention to the dangers related to serious accidents in our region and hope that everyone uses caution when operating a motor vehicle  The photos used in this post were not taken at the accident scene. The information in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. This post is not a solicitation for business.

About the Author
Steven Miller, Esq. is the founding member and Senior Partner in Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. Mr. Miller’s extensive career as a trial attorney spans five decades. He tries cases for the catastrophically injured victims of construction site accidents, motor vehicle and premises accidents caused by the negligence of others. Mr. Miller is a detail oriented, tenacious attorney committed to achieving the maximum results for his clients; he has obtained numerous seven figure verdicts and settlements.