Tag Archives: Pedestrian Accident

The Shocking Statistics of Pedestrian v. Auto Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 4,743 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes and another 76,000 pedestrians were injured in 2012. This averages to one crash-related pedestrian death every 2 hours and a pedestrian injury every 7 minutes. Pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely than passenger vehicle occupants to be killed in a car accident. The injuries that can result from these accidents can range from...
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Oak Park Student Critically Injured in Pedestrian Accident

An Oak Park sixth grade student was in critical condition at Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center in Thousand Oaks after a vehicle struck him while he was walking to school. This article published in the Ventura County Star reports that the 11-year-old boy tried to cross the street toward Medea Creek School about 8:15 a.m. when he was hit near Doubletree Road and Hollytree Drive. Officials with the...
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