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Common Injuries in Pedestrian Accidents

Posted on December 12th, 2018 by Elizabeth

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Pedestrians are vulnerable whether they’re walking, running, or motionless. A negligent driver can cause a pedestrian accident in a second. Quite often, distraction is a major player. The motorist may be texting and driving and not looking out for people in their path. The pedestrian may be too busy on their phone to look before […]

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Can Car Manufacturing Improvements Prevent Pedestrian Accidents?

Posted on September 28th, 2018 by Elizabeth

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Earlier this week, singer Gary Numan’s tour bus ran over and killed a 91-year-old pedestrian in Cleveland. The bus was making a right turn when it struck the man who was pushing a cart as he crossed the road. The elderly victim of this pedestrian accident was pronounced dead at the scene. Police reported that […]

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Distracted Walking: A Growing Cause of Pedestrian Death

Posted on August 10th, 2018 by Elizabeth

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The growing epidemic of pedestrian death by SUV has threatened and taken many lives. What is not always acknowledged, however, is the danger that pedestrians pose to themselves. It’s not just distracted drivers who are a threat, it’s distracted pedestrians.

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A Growing Epidemic: Pedestrian Death by SUV

Posted on July 8th, 2018 by Elizabeth

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A pedestrian hit by any vehicle is at risk for a fatal injury, but particularly so when an SUV is involved in the auto accident. An investigation by the Detroit Free Press/USA TODAY found that SUVs are the cause of escalating pedestrian deaths nationwide.

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Teen Killed, Another Critical After Being Hit Crossing 8 Mile

Posted on June 14th, 2015 by Gerald Thurswell

Van involved in pedestrian accident on 8 Mile SOUTHFIELD (THURSWELL LAW) – 1 teenager dead and another in critical condition, after being hit by a medical transport van. The northwest Detroit accident happened late Tuesday evening while the teenagers attempted to cross 8 Mile Road for ice cream.  Authorities claim they attend Henry Ford High School, but have not been identified. The driver did stop […]

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