Astoria, Queens, NY – Six Injured Following Two-Car Crash Over Curb
Astoria, Queens, NY (January 25, 2019) – Two cars collided in the Astoria section of Queens Friday night, January 25, that ultimately resulted in the injuries of six people. According to police, the accident occurred at around 6:30 p.m. in the area of 20th Road and Steinway Street after two vehicles crashed, including one that jumped a curb and struck a building.
Police at the scene stated that two vehicles carrying four people and two pedestrians were involved in the accident that prompted responses from emergency medical crews. Paramedics at the crash site confirmed that three passengers in one vehicle and the driver of the other all suffered injuries. The conditions of the occupants have been stated as minor and it is currently unclear as to whether or not any of them were hospitalized.
The two pedestrians who were reported to have been standing on the curb at the time of the crash sustained serious, although non-life-threatening injuries. Both pedestrians were immediately transported to a local hospital.
Authorities have not reported on a possible cause of the accident as a thorough investigation is currently being conducted.
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First and foremost, our kindest and most genuine sympathies are extended to all six victims of this crash as we preserve optimism for their full recovery. Following a serious car accident in New York, particularly one that is also a pedestrian accident, it is immensely important that all victims involved know that they may have very significant rights in terms of compensation.
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