Queens, NY (October 28, 2020) – Around 7:10 a.m. on October 27, one person was injured in a pedestrian accident in Queens.
According to authorities, the accident took place on Cypress Avenue around the area of Cooper Avenue. The New York Police Department confirmed that a pedestrian was walking across the street when they were struck by a vehicle.
The pedestrian, who was not identified, was the only person who was injured as a result of the accident. EMS assisted the pedestrian at the scene and then transported them to the hospital for treatment.
The roadway was closed down in several lanes for a period of time following the collision.
No further details have been released. The investigation is currently ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents that occur on our roads. According to recent statistics taken between the years 2012 and 2014, approximately 312 people were killed and thousands more were hospitalized following pedestrian accidents in New York. Being injured in a pedestrian accident can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life. If you have been harmed as a result of one of these accidents, it is essential that you speak with a New York pedestrian accident attorney as soon as possible.
Being injured in a New York pedestrian accident can impact your life in many ways, leaving you feeling helpless as you work on your physical recovery. Drivers are expected to abide by the rules of the road at all times so that pedestrian accidents can be prevented. If a pedestrian is injured in an accident involving a motor vehicle driver, they have the right to seek compensation and justice for a wide array of aspects. It is important that victims immediately seek the help of a New York pedestrian accident attorney in their time of need.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here to help you if you have been injured in a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. Pedestrian accident injuries are typically so severe that they cause victims to spend an extended period of time in the hospital and away from the workplace. You may find that you are eligible for a variety of aspects including medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information on your options moving forward.
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