Queens, NY – Car Accident on I-678 Near Atlantic Ave Leads to Injuries

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Queens, NY (March 18, 2021) – Around 10:15 a.m. on Thursday morning, March 18, a car accident took place on a major highway in Queens.

According to police, the accident happened on I-678 (Van Wyck Expressway) around the area of Atlantic Avenue. Multiple vehicles collided in the southbound lanes of traffic. The vehicles involved were left with severe damages.

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

Traffic was stopped back to Jackie Robinson Parkway for a period of time.

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

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

Car Accidents in New York 

Highways are some of the most dangerous places on New York roads. Out of the hundreds of thousands of car accidents that happen in New York every year, the largest percentage takes place on major highways. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye due to a wide array of reasons such as distracted driving, intoxicated driving, speeding, fatigued driving, and more. If you can show that another party is to blame for your accident, you can be successful as you move forward with your claim. It is important that you have the help of an attorney on your side.

Being injured in a New York car accident can impact every aspect of your life, leaving you to feel helpless and alone. You likely have a variety of questions that you cannot answer on your own. For instance, what deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to your claim? What evidence can help you prove that another party is to blame for your accident? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that an accident attorney will be able to answer. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in car accidents at www.mmspersonalinjurylawyers.com.

At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our accident attorneys have dedicated our lives to helping those injured in car accidents. We understand how challenging the aftermath of an accident can be and offer our resources when you need them the most. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for the help you deserve.

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.