Queens, NY – Injuries in Car Crash at Crossbay Blvd & 162nd Ave

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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 - Injuries in Car Crash at Crossbay Blvd & 162nd Ave

Queens, NY (June 18, 2024) – A multi-vehicle accident in the Queens area on Tuesday, June 18, required support from local paramedics. The collision was reported early that morning around 1 a.m. at the corner of Crossbay Boulevard and 162nd Avenue. Emergency crews were spotted at the scene providing aid to the involved parties. 

At least one person involved in the accident suffered injuries. Ambulances were available to transport the injured parties to local hospitals for further treatment. At this time, the severity and number of the resulting injuries have not been determined. Local authorities advised local motorists to avoid the scene and to prepare for significant delays while paramedics were present. The area was later cleared of the resulting wreckage and reopened to outside traffic. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is underway. 

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

Distracted Driving Crashes in New York

Queens, NY - Injuries in Car Crash at Crossbay Blvd & 162nd AveDriving while distracted is a risky habit that can easily lead to an accident that could alter someone’s life. The prevalence of distracted driving is a major contributing factor to the high number of fatal crashes that occur annually in the United States. Statistics show that approximately 400,000 major injuries and 3,000 fatalities are directly linked to distracted driving on American roads each year. New Yorkers have a bad reputation for being distracted when driving. Between 2017 and 2021, there were 4,785 fatal crashes in the state that resulted from driver distraction, which contributed to nearly 12 percent of all collisions. According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving plays a role in around 80 percent of recorded collisions nationwide.

If you or someone close to you is hurt in a crash, it is important that you are ready to pursue a strong claim for compensation with the help of a qualified Queens personal injury lawyer. The legal team at Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP is ready to get to work on your case to make sure you get the most compensation possible. Contact our offices today at (516) 774-3635 to discuss your case with an experienced lawyer. 

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