Queens, NY – One Injured in Car Accident on Whitestone Expy

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Queens, NY (July 15, 2021) – At 7 a.m. on Thursday morning, July 15, a car accident with injuries occurred in Queens.

According to police, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of Whitestone Expressway around the area of Linden Place. Multiple vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles involved in the collision were extensively damaged as a result of the accident.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately called to the scene. One victim, who has not yet been identified, was extricated from one of the involved vehicles and taken to the hospital. They have since been listed in critical condition.

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time, 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 

Car accidents are one of the leading causes of hospitalizations throughout the state of New York. Every single year, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in car accidents within the state, This means that hundreds of people will be hospitalized every single month. These accidents happen in many areas but, due to the fact that many drivers are found on our highways, are most common in these areas. Car accidents occur due to a wide array of reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, drowsy driving, and more. Being hurt in a car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. If you have been injured in a car accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.

The aftermath of a New York car accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever endured. Many victims of these accidents will feel helpless and alone and could be left with questions that only a dedicated New York car accident attorney can answer. Many victims of these accidents will have a variety of questions that they cannot answer on their own. For instance, you may wonder what to expect from the injury claim process, as well as what deadlines you will have to meet when it comes to your claim. It can be challenging to face the aftermath of an accident, which is why you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust.

Our personal injury attorneys in New York at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident on physical, emotional, and financial levels. Speaking with an attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected as you work toward the compensation that you deserve. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 to find out what options are available for you at this time.

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.