Multiple Pedestrians Injured In Queens Car Accident Near The Intersection of Northern Boulevard and 86th Street
QUEENS, NEW YORK (August 20, 2022) – Three pedestrians were injured in a DUI Queens car accident with a drunk driver by Northern Boulevard and 86th Street.
New York City police officials are saying that the collision took place around 4:15 a.m. on Saturday. A red SUV rammed into three pedestrians before hitting a utility pole.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help all of the victims. Police arrested the driver responsible for the collision.
A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Queens DUI Car Accidents
Driver intoxication remains one of the leading causes of serious injury and death in the United States. According to the NHTSA, “Every day, about 32 people in the United States die in drunk-driving crashes — that’s one person every 45 minutes. In 2020, 11,654 people died in alcohol-impaired driving traffic deaths — a 14% increase from 2019.” Victims of pedestrian accidents tend to suffer very serious and costly injuries including:
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
It is illegal to operate a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Any person that is injured in a car accident 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 pedestrian accident attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A queens DUI Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a pedestrian accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We care deeply that accident victims get the medical and financial support that they need. You are always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.