Why do pedestrians get hit?
In Urban areas there is a lot of traffic. Buses dropping off people, car going in many directions, and people walking, jogging, skating, and running through out the city. Everyone going in all different directions to get to different locations. More than 65% of pedestrians are struck in congested areas.
The statistics of Pedestrian Accidents
Where or how do Pedestrian accidents happen?
When drivers are making left or right turns pedestrian are in high danger. When making these turns there is a lot going on making the turn. Drivers are mostly focused on the light and on-coming traffic. Mostly, the last thing they check for are people walking, jogging, running, staking or strolling. At the time of these accidents the pedestrian suffers serious injury because it is flesh and bones agains 2-10 tons of steel and fiberglass.
What kind of Injuries do Pedestrians accidents suffer from?