New York Police Department Investigating Queens Collision By 76th Street and Northern Boulevard
QUEENS, NEW YORK (November 18, 2023) – At least four people were injured in a Queens car accident with an NYPD patrol vehicle by 76th Street and Northern Boulevard.
New York City officials are saying that the accident took place around 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. A NYPD vehicle was involved in a collision with another vehicle.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victims. Four people were taken to the hospital including two officers.
A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Queens Car Accidents
Speed 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.” Victims of car accidents tend to suffer very serious injuries including:
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
The vast majority of car accidents are preventable and involve some amount of driver error. It can be hard to know where to begin after any accident. However, it is important for accident victims to know that they do have rights. Any person that is injured in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
Investigating New York City Car Accidents
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our best wishes to all of the people who have been harmed in this collision. Any person that may have more information about what happened should reach out to investigators. There needs to be a thorough investigation into what went wrong.
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a New York City 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 support and justice that they deserve. Whether you just have legal questions or need any support after a collision we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.