Traffic in New York City is some of the most hectic in the world, and this means it’s easy to come into contact with irresponsible drivers. Traffic accidents are a daily occurrence here, and oftentimes, they are preventable and only occur because of the negligence of one or more motorists. When innocent and responsible drivers get injured in these preventable accidents, it’s important they get the financial support they deserve. Our Queens personal injury lawyers help these victims find justice.
In our April Queens auto accident report, we take a look at some recent examples of preventable accidents from throughout Queens and surrounding areas:
6 Injured In Traffic Accident On Grand Central Parkway
Six people were injured, with three suffering critical injuries in a major multi-vehicle accident on the Grand Central Parkway in Queens on Friday, March 30.
A 2004 Honda was going eastbound when it rear-ended a 2018 Mini Cooper near Jewel Avenue at around 7 a.m. Three people in the Honda were ejected from the vehicle. A 19-year-old woman had a fractured skull, another 19-year-old woman suffered a deep cut on her hand and an 18-year-old man broken his leg when they were ejected.
The 49-year-old Mini Cooper driver was brought to Jamaica Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The 20-year-old driver of the Honda and his 18-year-old front seat passenger were brought to Booth Memorial Hospital for treatment of their non-life-threatening injuries.
2 Killed, 7 Injured In Multi-Vehicle Accident Near JFK Airport
2 people were killed and 7 others injured in a chain-reaction accident involving at least five vehicles near JFK Airport on Long Island on Wednesday, April 4. The accident occurred at around 1:30 a.m. on the Nassau Expressway near Burnside Avenue in Inwood.
Two of the people injured in the wreck were arrested for DUI. A 25-year-old female was arrested for driving while impaired, DWI, and possession of marijuana. A 35-year-old man was charged with DWI.
Nassau Expressway between Burnside Avenue and Bay Boulevard was shut down for several hours following the crash.
Child Injured In Queens Hit-And-Run
A child was injured when he was struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run in Queens On Friday, April 6. The accident occurred around 2:20 p.m. at 37th Avenue and 101st Street in the Corona section of the borough.
The boy was struck by a black SUV, believed to be either a Chevy Suburban or Dodge Durango with New Jersey plates. According to police, the driver fled the scene.
The victim suffered a broken leg and was brought to Elmhurst Hospital for treatment.