Category: Pedestrian Accidents
Indianapolis pedestrian accident law blog. Here we will provide useful articles of various types of pedestrian accidents in Indiana.
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Everyday hundreds of people are struck by a vehicle as they’re crossing the street or walking in it. Some in the crosswalk with the walk sign, other in it without the walk sign, and some outside of the crosswalk.
Indianapolis’ popular downtown nightlife is no secret, so it’s not surprising downtown has the highest number of pedestrian crashes across Indianapolis, with 76% of them happening at an intersection. The two main causes of these accidents are drivers failing to yield and pedestrians not following crosswalk signals. These dangerous crashes have influenced the Indianapolis Metro […]
Millions of people opt to walk to work in busy cities, but despite the environmental and exercise benefits, pedestrians take on many serious, inherent risks. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 5,376 pedestrians died in the United States in 2015, up from 4,884 in 2014. NHTSA statistics indicate that “pedestrians were one […]
Pedestrian accidents occur when a person who is on foot is hit by a motor vehicle, such as a car, truck, or motorcycle. Not surprisingly, the pedestrians are usually the ones who are seriously hurt in these kinds of incidents. Here are three facts that you may not have known about pedestrian accidents. For more […]
William “Bill” Hurst Indiana has seen its fair share of car accidents involving pedestrians resulting in death this year. One such accident, in Southwestern Indiana involved a drunk driver who also had a suspended license. The woman who was hit died as a result of the accident. Car accidents involving pedestrians seem to happen all the time. […]