Queens, NY – Man Killed in Fatal Moped Accident on 35th St

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Queens, NY (April 30, 2021) – Around 7:45 p.m. on Thursday evening, April 29, a fatal moped accident happened on a roadway in Queens.

According to police, the accident happened at Rosatoro Restaurant near the area of 35th Street and Ditmars Boulevard. A 60-year-old woman was speeding in her Mercedes Benz when she suddenly struck a man driving a moped. The car continued on and struck two unoccupied vehicles and then an outdoor dining structure.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The driver of the moped, identified as a 37-year-old, was found unresponsive in the roadway. He was rushed to the hospital and pronounced dead while there.

A 32-year-old woman was also found at the scene with leg injuries. She was taken to the hospital for treatment of her injuries.

Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.

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

Fatal Accidents in New York 

Moped accidents are some of the most horrific accidents on our roads due to the fact that they involve some of the most vulnerable parties. Hundreds of people are killed in fatal collisions every year in the state of New York. These accidents can typically be prevented but continue to take place when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. Losing someone you love in an accident can impact your life in a variety of ways. If you have suffered such enormous losses, you should have the help of a legal advocate on your side.

Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the loss of a loved one taken too soon in a fatal collision. Losing a loved one in a motor vehicle accident or any other type of collision can impact your life in a variety of ways, leaving you to feel helpless and alone. As you grieve the sudden loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. If you have lost somebody close to you, you have a variety of options moving forward. It is crucial that you speak with an accident attorney who has handled these claims in the past.

Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have dedicated our lives to helping those who have lost loved ones in fatal collisions. We will stand by your side and ensure that your rights are being protected after you have lost a loved one. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial aspects such as medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact a New York wrongful death attorney at 516-484-4010 to find out how we can assist you.

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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.