August 17, 2011 – Queens, New York – According to a report from My Fox New York, a 10-year-old girl from Australia was killed and 6 other people were injured in a 2-vehicle car accident in Queens. The fatal car accident occurred late Sunday, August 7th, at 31 Street and 34th Avenue. A GMC mini van and Nissan Sentra collided at the intersection. Police are still investigating the reason behind the car accident. Sabrina Mangos, 10, of Tennyson, Australia, was taken to Astoria General Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Six other passengers from the vehicles were taken to area hospitals, all listed as being in stable condition. If you or a loved one were seriously injured in a car accident, you could be entitled to recover damages. A Queens personal injury attorney can sit down with you and discuss your case. According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2009, there were 1,156 fatalities as a result of traffic accidents in New York.
To help raise awareness of traffic safety in the New York area, our firm will frequently publish blogs about traffic accidents that occur throughout the 5 boroughs and beyond. We do this to raise awareness about the common types of motor vehicle accidents that occur in New York that may result in serious injury or traffic fatalities.
Among the most common types of traffic accidents in New York include:
- accidents caused by hazardous road conditions;
- single-vehicle crashes;
- rollover accidents; and
- “distracted driver” accidents or crashes caused by intoxicated drivers.
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