Queens, NY (December 15, 2020) – Around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, December 15, a traffic agent was injured in a pedestrian accident in Queens.
According to authorities, the accident took place on Broadway when a New York City traffic agent was walking in the area of Broadway when he was struck by an 18-wheeler driving in the area.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene. The agent was trapped underneath the tractor-trailer and had to be rescued by fire crews. The man was conscious but had serious neck and back injuries and pain. He was taken to Elmhurst Hospital for treatment of his injuries.
The driver of the tractor-trailer stayed at the scene of the crash. He has been cooperating with the police.
The investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
New York sees its share of pedestrian accidents every single year. In just one recent year’s time, over 300 lives were lost due to serious pedestrian accidents while many other people were injured. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye when drivers are not watching out for the safety of others. Some of the most common causes of pedestrian accidents include distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, fatigue, and more. If you have been injured in one of these accidents and wonder where you can turn, you should have the help of an attorney by your side.
Nothing can change the fact that you have been injured in a pedestrian accident. These accidents are typically severe due to the fact that they involve some of the most at-risk parties who are vulnerable to harm. Being injured in one of these accidents can turn your life upside-down when you least expect it. It is important that you seek the immediate help of a pedestrian accident attorney in New York following your collision. Find out more about what we have done for others after pedestrian accidents at https://3283582-fork.findlaw2.flsitebuilder.com/testimonials/.
At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our dedicated and compassionate attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have been injured in New York pedestrian accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident and offer our help to you when you need it the most. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. Please contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 to find out what we can do for you.
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