Queens, NY – Child Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident Involving SUV

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Queens, NY (October 25, 2021) – Around 10 p.m. on Sunday night, October 24, a child was killed in a pedestrian accident in Queens.

According to police, the accident happened at a private home, though police did not specify the road where the accident took place. A 23-year-old woman was removing packages out of the back of a Nissan when her 2-year-old child walked in front of the SUV. The man at the wheel began to drive away and struck the child.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The child was rushed to Flushing Hospital with severe head injuries. She was tragically pronounced dead while there.

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.

No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York 

More pedestrian accidents happen in the state of New York than many other states each year. Especially when these accidents involve children, they are likely to lead to some of the most extensive harm. Many people are killed and thousands of people are injured in pedestrian accidents throughout New York every year. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely in a fatal pedestrian accident. Drivers are always expected to pay close attention to the roads around them. However, pedestrian accidents still happen in the blink of an eye every year. If you have lost somebody you love in one of these accidents, you have many options. It is important that you seek the help of an attorney who has handled these claims in the past.

Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may be feeling helpless and confused after a pedestrian accident. This is especially true if you have lost someone you love in one of these accidents. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Losing somebody close to you can affect your life in many ways, leaving you with questions that you cannot answer on your own. You should be prepared to speak with a knowledgeable Queens pedestrian accident attorney who has your best interests in mind.

Queens Pedestrian Accident Attorneys 

Our accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here to help you after you have lost someone closest to you in a pedestrian accident. We understand how overwhelming these collisions can be on both emotional and financial levels. Our attorneys will stand by your side and help you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of aspects. You should never have to stand alone after losing a loved one in an accident. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Queens at (516) 945-9033 for more information on how we can assist you in your time of need.

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. 

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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.