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Did you know that pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely than vehicle passengers to be killed in a car accident on each trip (Center for Disease Control and Prevention 6/17/10)? Or that Arizona’s pedestrian accident fatality rate is 1.82 for every 100,000 residents (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2009)? As Phoenix pedestrian accident attorneys, we see these statistics as more than numbers; these are loved ones, friends, and family members dying in preventable accidents. We encourage drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists, and any other individuals who may be sharing the roads to please take an extra moment to look around, especially in intersections, urban areas, and during the evening hours, as these are the times and locations in which most Arizona pedestrian accidents happen.
Early Sunday morning a female pedestrian was hit by an unknown white Toyota vehicle and left in the road, seriously injured (AZ Family 11/16/10). It is still not known how long she was in the road before she was discovered. She remains on life support. The family is speaking out, asking for the driver to come forward. Read the rest »