June 7, 2011 – Far Rockaway, New York – According to a report from ABC Local, a hit and run injures a 13-year-old boy in Queens. The hit and run accident happened on Saturday, May 21, at approximately 8:00 p.m. at the intersection of Beach 139th Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. The 13-year-old victim was taken to Kings County Hospital. He was listed as being in stable condition. Police are still searching for the driver of the hit and run. A hit and run, or any other type of accident involving a pedestrian can be devastating. Injuries are often serious, even life-threatening. If you or a loved one has been injured in a hit and run or another type of accident, then you should consult with a New York personal injury attorney. An attorney will work with you through the process of filing your claim and the complicated paperwork, while you focus on your healing and recovery. According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2009, there were 1,156 fatalities as a result of traffic accidents in the state of 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.
If you have been named in this blog or you are the victim’s family member or friend and would like the blog removed from our website, please feel free to contact us and we will promptly accommodate your request.