Queens, NY – Injury Collision at Rockaway Blvd & Van Wyck Expy

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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 - Injury Collision at Rockaway Blvd & Van Wyck Expy

Queens, NY (July 8, 2024) – At least one person suffered injuries following a car accident in the Queens area on Sunday, July 7. The crash was reported at the intersection of Rockaway Boulevard and Van Wyck Expressway late that night, around 11:19 p.m. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. 

There were confirmed injuries at the scene, but the number and severity of the resulting injuries have not been determined. Emergency responders were present to aid the involved parties, and those needing additional support were later hospitalized by ambulance. The area was closed for several hours while local authorities worked to clear the scene. Tow trucks were needed to clear the resulting wreckage and other debris. While no further information on the accident is currently available, an ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress. 

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 - Injury Collision at Rockaway Blvd & Van Wyck ExpyThe likelihood of a catastrophic accident can be greatly increased when a driver is negligent. Many drivers in New York have the risky habit of speeding, which causes thousands of fatalities each year across the country. Every year, thousands of individuals die in high-speed collisions, which make up around 25 percent of all traffic fatalities in the nation. Nearly 33 people are estimated to have died daily as a result of speeding nationwide in 2021, according to figures. Speeding makes it more likely for a driver to lose control of their vehicle and lengthens the stopping distance of a car significantly. If you or a loved one is hurt in an automobile accident, you should consult with an experienced lawyer to maximize your case.

You do not want to be on your own as you pursue a claim for compensation. A competent Queens personal injury lawyer will be ready to fight for your legal rights. The legal team at Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP is here to assist you during this difficult time. Contact our offices today at (516) 774-3635.

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