Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA), in 1996 over 4,500 pedestrians were killed in traffic-related accidents and an additional 61,000 were injured. While these numbers have gone down over the years, thanks in part to things like crossing lights and stricter pedestrian right-of-way laws, those injured in pedestrian accidents generally suffer severe injuries when they are struck by a motor vehicle. Continue reading