Multiple People Injured In Queens Collision on the Belt Parkway
QUEENS, NEW YORK (July 16, 2022) – At least four people were injured in a four vehicle car accident on the Belt Parkway in Queens.
New York City police officials are saying that the accident took place around 1:30 a.m. on Monday. Two vehicles were speeding prior to the four vehicle collision.
It remains unclear if the speeding vehicles were racing. Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the accident in order to help all of the victims.
Four people were taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment. A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Queens Car Accidents
Speeding is one of the most common causes of car accidents in the United States. According to the NHTSA, “For more than two decades, speeding has been involved in approximately one-third of all motor vehicle fatalities. In 2020, speeding was a contributing factor in 29% of all traffic fatalities.” There are a number of other factors that could potentially contribute to a car accident.
- Drunk driving
- Inclement weather
- Driver distraction
- Poor road conditions
Any person that is injured in a car accident due to a speeding driver may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A car accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A Queens Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Queens car accident? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We care deeply that accident victims get the medical and financial support that they are entitled to under the law. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.