Category Archive: Pedestrian Accident

  • November 23rd, 2021

    Average Payout for a Pedestrian Hit by a Car in California

    It’s difficult to imagine the pain of walking down the street and being hit by a car. Pedestrian accidents produce particularly devastating results. These results are mainly due to the severe disadvantages of pedestrians when matched with a vehicle. Despite safety measures in place like crosswalks and sidewalks, pedestrian accidents remain a serious safety issue in California. In 2018 alone, more than 14,000 pedestrians were injured in accidents with vehicles. That same year, 893 pedestrians...

  • June 17th, 2019

    Statistics Show Pedestrian Deaths, Injuries Increasing Across the Nation

    Many cities across the country are experiencing a surge in alternative forms of transportation. Even though roads are still jam-packed, many people are ditching their cars and walking. There are several reasons to explain why walking has become more popular in recent years. Cars are expensive and people don’t have the cash to buy and maintain a vehicle. Young people are interested in health and the environment. Commutes take too long thanks to heavy traffic in major cities like Los Angeles, ...

  • April 16th, 2019

    Two Killed in Huntington Beach Pedestrian Accidents

    Earlier this month, two pedestrians were struck and killed in Huntington Beach traffic accidents. The two accidents occurred several hours apart and are believed to be unrelated. However, reports indicate that neither pedestrian was using a crosswalk at the time the accidents occurred. Huntington Beach Pedestrian Accident Statistics Huntington Beach doesn’t rank as one of the most dangerous places in the state for pedestrians. Compared to other cities of the same size and population, Huntingt...

  • April 20th, 2018

    When Do Pedestrians Have the Right of Way in Los Angeles?

    Los Angeles roads continue to be a dangerous place for pedestrians. Earlier this month, a pedestrian was killed when he was walking near the intersection of walking near the intersection of Central Avenue Olympic Boulevard. Reports explain that a semi-truck struck the pedestrian and then immediately fled the scene. This latest fatal pedestrian accident highlights an important issue in Los Angeles. When do pedestrians have the right of way? Pedestrian Right of Way California law is fairly...

  • March 13th, 2018

    New Ban on Texting and Walking Aims to Reduce Pedestrian Deaths

    Los Angeles continues to be one of the most dangerous places in the country for pedestrians. According to recent reports, the number of pedestrian deaths in the city rose by 80 percent between 2015 and 2017. Last year there were 135 reported pedestrian fatalities in the city. Pedestrian accidents are not confined to the city’s limits, however. Los Angeles County currently ranks as the deadliest county for pedestrians in the nation. Texting Cited As Reason for Increase In Traffic Accidents The...

  • November 16th, 2016

    Pedestrian Accident in Downtown Los Angeles Leaves 3 Injured

    In a recent Los Angeles car accident, a car hit three pedestrians crossing the street in an area near downtown Los Angeles. A 46 year old Mother and her two children were suddenly and without warning struck by a car while crossing in the intersection of James M. Wood Boulevard and Bonnie Brae Street. The pedestrians were taken to the hospital by ambulance but appeared to have suffered minor injuries. When a pedestrian is hit by a car, they should immediately seek medical attention. After seekin...

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