Queens, NY – Van Wyck Expy Car Accidents with Injuries

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Written by Jeremy Schiowitz

Personal Injury Lawyer at Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson, LLP.

Over 20 years of experience in Personal Injury.

Graduated from Brooklyn Law School: Juris Doctor, 2003.

Queens, NY - Van Wyck Expy Car Accidents with Injuries

Queens, NY (May 17, 2024) – At least one person was injured after a traffic accident in the Queens area on Friday, May 17. Early that morning, around 12:49 a.m., the collision was reported on Van Wyck Expressway. The area was temporarily closed as paramedics and local authorities were present.

Emergency responders were rushed to the scene after being notified of a crash with injuries. There were confirmed injuries resulting from the accident, but the severity and number of the resulting injuries have not yet been determined. Tow trucks were needed to clear the resulting wreckage and other debris in order to reopen the area to outside traffic. No further information on the accident is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

High-Speed Collisions in New York

Queens, NY - Van Wyck Expy Car Accidents with InjuriesSpeed has been known to play a key role in the event of a crash. It can often determine the severity of the collision and any resulting injuries. The speed limit on city streets in New York is 25 miles per hour, unless otherwise posted. Unfortunately, major auto accidents in the city are often caused by speeding drivers all the same.  In 2022, 3,940 motor vehicle accidents occurred throughout the city as a result of speeding drivers. Statistics show that in the last 20 years, high-speed collisions have been connected to about one-third of all traffic fatalities. Speeding drivers kill over 10,000 people annually on American roadways. A skilled attorney will be prepared to take your case and fight for your complete recovery because it can be challenging to recover from a major crash on your own.

Being able to pursue a recovery after a car accident is difficult. It is always in your best interests to work closely with a trained Queens personal injury lawyer to get the most out of your case. The legal team at Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP is ready to fight for your full recovery. Contact our offices today at (516) 774-3635. 

Notes: Our accident news pieces are compiled using secondary sources such as police and fire accident reports, news reports, newspaper articles, and first-person testimonies from accident witnesses. At Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP., we have not independently verified the information regarding these accidents. If you believe any information provided is inaccurate, please contact our firm immediately for correction. Additionally, if you wish to have a post removed from our website, please inform us, and we will comply with your request.

Disclaimers: To promote safety and prevent tragic accidents, we urge individuals in our community to drive slowly and cautiously. This news article is not intended as a solicitation for business. Any information provided should not be considered professional medical or legal advice. Additionally, please note that the photo used in this post is not from the location of the collision.

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