Category Archives: Pedestrian Accident

How To Prevent Pedestrian Accidents At Night

How To Prevent Pedestrian Accidents At Night

Pedestrian accidents are a regrettably common occurrence in Pennsylvania. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, 4,218 people were injured and 172 were killed in pedestrian accidents in 2016. Pedestrian-related crashes account for 14.5 percent of all Pennsylvania traffic crash fatalities, despite being just 3.2 percent of reported accidents. The majority of the state’s fatal pedestrian accidents—72.1 […]

How School Zone Accidents Differ From Other Pedestrian Accidents

How School Zone Accidents Differ From Other Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian accidents are on the rise and sadly, far too many of them occur in school zones, putting kids at risk of serious injury or even death. In fact, approximately 25,000 children are injured and 100 are killed in school zone accidents each year, according to the Transportation Research Board. In 2016, Pennsylvania citizens were involved in […]

Mistakes Not to Make in a Pedestrian Accident Case

Mistakes Not to Make in a Pedestrian Accident Case

If you were injured in a pedestrian accident, you could suffer far more serious injuries than if you were the driver or passenger in a motor vehicle accident. Fortunately, since you weren’t at fault, you may be able to file a claim for compensation with the negligent driver’s insurance company. When you must take this […]

Common Pedestrian Accident Injuries

Common Pedestrian Accident Injuries

Pedestrian accidents are a growing problem in the United States, and Pennsylvania is no exception. In fact, 4,218 people were injured in pedestrian accidents in Pennsylvania in 2016, which represents a 1.2 percent increase in injuries compared to the previous year, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Sadly, because pedestrians lack the external protection afforded to […]

Pedestrian Accident Statistics

Pedestrian Accident Statistics

Pedestrian accidents are a growing danger in the United States. In fact, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association, pedestrian accident fatalities in 2016 and 2017 hit a 25-year high, with approximately 6,000 pedestrians killed each year. Though Pennsylvania has its fair share of pedestrian accidents, in recent years, many organizations throughout the state have stepped […]