Pedestrian Injury

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Let’s be honest: we’re all probably guilty of distracted walking. The smartphone alone has given Americans no shortage of diversions while walking. But is it contributing to more pedestrian accidents and deaths? The research is unclear. There’s no question that distracted walking is dangerous. The National Safety Council reports that…

A Detroit man is dead after being hit by a car that lost control and rolled into him last week. The driver of the vehicle and his passenger were also injured. The cause of the August 15 crash isn’t known, and Detroit Police continue to investigate. Circumstances Muddled The available news reports…

Cities across Michigan are making efforts to improve the walk-ability and bike-ability of their downtown areas. But in spite of efforts to make sidewalks safer, a new study shows the risk of pedestrian accidents remains high across the country. Between 2005 and 2014, over 46,000 pedestrians were killed by cars in the…