Category: Pedestrian Accidents

Reasons why pedestrians are struck by motor vehicles

Each year, an estimated 4,000 pedestrians in Connecticut and throughout the country die after being struck by motor vehicles. In some cases, these accidents are caused by electric or hybrid vehicles that are harder for pedestrians to detect because they

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How to stay safe as a pedestrian in New Haven

Compared to other New England states, Connecticut has the highest rate of pedestrian fatalities according to the Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center. Accidents in New Haven accounted for five of the 14 pedestrian deaths that occurred statewide during the first two months

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Establishing negligence in pedestrian accident cases

A pedestrian is killed in a motor vehicle accident every 90 minutes in Connecticut and around the country according to figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and a distracted, impaired or reckless driver is often responsible. Pedestrians

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4 common causes of pedestrian accidents

People often forget that the phrase “motor vehicle accidents” could also include collisions involving bicycles or pedestrians. Whether crossing the street, jogging alongside it or walking through a parking structure, pedestrians can suffer devastating injuries in even a low-speed collision.

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Why do pedestrian accidents occur?

Drivers and pedestrians may go about their business without any problems for years and years. However, accidents happen, and pedestrians and vehicles may collide on a Connecticut street. A pedestrian’s injuries could be severe and costly, leading to a lawsuit.

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