Category Archives: Pedestrian Accidents

News about pedestrian hit by car, pedestrian accidents, injuries, settlements, verdicts and compensation

How to Safely Ride an Electric Scooter in Austin

Austin consistently ranks as one of the fastest growing urban cities in America. Many younger adults are moving to this city due to an increase in employment opportunities and a higher quality of life. When traveling through downtown Austin, electric scooters are rapidly becoming the preferred method of transportation. However, the Public Health and Transportation departments in Austin have noticed…
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Helpful Ways to Prevent Pedestrian Accidents in Austin

Now that daylight saving time has passed, spring is officially here, and summer is just around the corner. For Austin residents, this signals the beginning of festival season, which began with South by Southwest (SXSW). While festival season is a time of great joy and camaraderie, it is also a dangerous time for pedestrians. The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA)…
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What Do I Do If I Lose a Loved One in a Pedestrian Accident?

An Austin pedestrian was recently killed after an accident on Interstate 35 near Parmer, closing two northbound lanes and one southbound lane. The victim, believed to be in his 20s, was rushed to a nearby hospital after sustaining critical injuries. He died shortly after. There has been a recent spate of pedestrian accidents in Austin. In late November, a man…
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Does Where You Live Affect Your Likelihood of Being Hit by a Car?

Can where you live affect your likelihood of getting hit by a car? According to crash data, yes, it can. The release of a pedestrian safety plan drafted after a year-long analysis of crash data showed that certain demographics of people are more likely to suffer injuries in pedestrian accidents. Hit By A Car: Pedestrian Injury Statistics Between 2010 and…
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It Can Wait Campaign Shows Dangers of Distracted Driving

This video is from New Zealand, but it shows a real worldwide danger. Plus, it’s pretty funny.          

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