Don’t Be A Pedestrian Accident Injury Victim
Pedestrian accident injury: Almost certainly a personal injury as a result of an accident while a pedestrian is possibly the most hazardous. First of all, these kinds of accidents very often lead to death for the victims. According to a report published in 2013 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). It reported that 4,743 pedestrians were killed and an estimated 76,000 were injured in traffic crashes in the US. That’s 14% of all traffic-related fatalities.
Warning: Hunks of Metal Weighing Thousands of Pounds, Traveling at High Speed.
Given being struck by a hunk of metal weighing thousands of pounds, traveling at high speed. It’s easy to comprehend how many people are injured or killed in these accidents. Some, however, are completely unnecessary. First of all, if you are the operator of a vehicle other people's safety is a responsibility when driving. But the guilt doesn’t stop there, sometimes it can be laid at the feet of poor roadside pavements. Insufficient lighting in high pedestrian areas. The list can go on, but you get the point, heed the pedestrian warning signs.
As a pedestrian, you share some responsibilities too.