Queens, NY – Car Accident on Van Wyck Expy Near Rockaway Blvd

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Queens, NY (April 5, 2021) – Around 8:15 p.m. on Sunday night, April 4, a car accident with injuries occurred on a highway in Queens.

According to officials, the accident happened on the Van Wyck Expressway around the area of Rockaway Boulevard. Multiple vehicles collided in the northbound lanes of traffic, which led to extensive damages to the vehicles involved.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were hospitalized as a result.

The roadway was blocked in several lanes, which led to delays until 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 

Highways are one of the most common areas for car accidents in the entirety of New York. This means that, out of the hundreds of thousands of car accidents that happen each year in New York, a large percentage take place on highways. Many victims of car accidents will spend time in the hospital and away from the workplace, which can impact their lives in many different ways. If you have sustained injuries in a car accident that is not your fault, you have options and should speak with a legal advocate as soon as possible.

Being injured in a New York car accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. In the blink of an eye, you could be faced with injuries and bills that continue to pile up against you. It can be scary and challenging to face a collision on your own, especially if you have never dealt with a claim in the past. Speaking with an attorney can ensure that you meet all deadlines that are required in your claim, as well as gather the necessary evidence that you can use. You should always have dedicated and knowledgeable help on your side when it comes to your claim.

Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have dedicated our lives to helping those injured in car accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after your accident on physical, emotional, and financial levels. We will stand by your side and ensure that your rights are being protected as you navigate the legal system. If you have been hurt 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.