Queens, NY – Car Crash on Jackie Robinson Pkwy Near Metropolitan Ave

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Queens, NY (October 15, 2021) – At 8:05 p.m. on the night of Friday, October 15, a car crash with injuries occurred on a highway in Queens.

According to Queens officials, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of the Jackie Robinson Parkway around the area of Metropolitan Avenue. Several vehicles were traveling in the westbound lanes of the highway when they collided due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were seriously injured in the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment.

Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the roadway was blocked until police cleared the scene.

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.

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

Car Accidents in New York 

Car accidents happen every hour of the day throughout New York. In fact, more car accidents happen in the state of New York than in many other states in the U.S. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye in many different areas. However, highways are known for being some of the most common places. Each year, hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in car accidents in New York, with a large percentage happening on our highways. These accidents happen due to many different reasons but some of the most common include:

  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Falling asleep at the wheel
  • Speeding

If you have sustained injuries in a car accident, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.

Being hurt in a car accident can affect your life in many ways. As you work on your physical recovery, you will likely wonder how you will pay the bills that pile up against you. You should have an attorney on your side who can help you gather evidence against a liable party, as well as assist you in meeting deadlines when it comes to your case. Nobody should ever have to worry about how they will move forward after a car accident. It is imperative that you speak with a Queens car accident lawyer that you can rely on.

Queens Car Accident Attorneys

Our knowledgeable attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents over the years. We understand how difficult it can be to move forward with a claim, especially if this is the first time that you have sustained injuries in a car accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, lost wages, therapy costs, and so much more. Please contact an accident attorney in Queens at (516) 945-9033 for more information on your options.

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.