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Pedestrian Accidents

  • 18 Nov 2019
    Girl Chasing Ice Cream Truck Struck By Car
    It’s a fact that sometimes when children want something, they can act impetuously and put their own safety at risk.  Such a situation arose on Wednesday of last week when a 10-year-old Phoenix girl was struck by a car as she and another friend were attempting to catch up with an ice cream truck. Detecti
  • 07 Nov 2019
    112 Pedestrians Killed Last Year In Phoenix
    The City of Phoenix isn’t exactly what you would consider safe if you’re a pedestrian. According to a report by Channel 12 News in Phoenix, 112 pedestrians were killed in the past year. That sobering figure has resulted in the unanimous approval by the Phoenix City Council to approve some $2 million in
  • 11 Oct 2019
    Child, Two Babysitters Struck By Pickup Truck, Child Killed
    An accident that happened earlier this week has resulted in the tragic death of a six-year-old boy.  Patch.com reports that on Tuesday, October 8th, Rayden Ginsberg, 6, and two adult babysitters who were walking with him were struck by the 23-year-old male driver of a Chevy pickup truck as they were cross
  • 04 Sep 2019
    Two Pedestrians Struck, One Dead, At Indian School Road
    It doesn’t matter what mode of transportation you choose to get where you are going; an accident can happen anywhere and at any time. Whether you are driving, riding a bike or walking, the unexpected can happen and leave someone seriously hurt or worse. The Phoenix Police Department is currently investigati
  • 26 Jul 2019
    Doctors Call Boy’s Recovery From Crash A Miracle
    A 13-year-old Glendale boy is grateful to be alive after he was hit by the driver of a box truck in May. The driver of the truck then left the scene of the crash, leaving the minor with multiple skull fractures and in extremely critical condition.  ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that Adrian Coronel, 13, was sk
  • 03 Jul 2019
    Car Drifts Onto Sidewalk, Drives Off Leaving Dead Pedestrian Behind
    A pedestrian was struck and killed by a hit-and-run motorist on Tuesday, July 2nd. The Phoenix Police Department is looking for the driver of a Ford Expedition that left the road and struck and killed a man who was walking on a sidewalk along 23rd Avenue. Fox 10 in Phoenix reports that Steven Hoffman Jr.,
  • 21 Jun 2019
    Somali Woman Dies In Accident, Community Mourns
    Two women lost their lives in an accident in Phoenix on the night of Monday, June 17th. According to ABC 15, one of the women, Deqa Osman, was a beloved member of Phoenix’s Somali community. Authorities say that the accident happened near the intersection of 52nd Street and McDowell Road when Deqa was at
  • 13 Jun 2019
    Pedestrian Critical After Hit And Run Crash
    Getting from one place to another always comes with some risks. Even when walking, an accident can happen and leave someone seriously hurt just for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. ABC 15 reports that a pedestrian was struck by a car and left in extremely critical condition on Tuesday night, Jun
  • 13 May 2019
    Elderly Woman Struck And Killed Crossing East Thomas Road
    According to the Arizona Department of Transportation (AZDOT), in 2017, there were a total of 226 pedestrians killed in our state with an additional 1,510 pedestrians injured. The figures show that Arizona has one of the highest rates of pedestrian-involved crashes in the United States and the numbers are con
  • 04 Mar 2019
    Man In Critical Condition After Getting Hit By Valley Metro Train
    For well over a century, trains have been considered one of the most economical, effective and one of the safest forms of transportation available. It’s never a good idea to try and outrun a train because the train is almost guaranteed to win. Whenever a driver, a bicyclist or a pedestrian gets into an acci
  • 19 Feb 2019
    Autonomous Uber Vehicle Kills Pedestrian, Lawsuits Filed
    Whenever there is an accident that involves either severe injury or a tragic fatality, it can be challenging to determine just who is to blame. While most would assume it is always the driver’s fault in the case of a pedestrian and automobile crash that may not necessarily be true. In the case of a woman wh
  • 15 Feb 2019
    Did A Lack Of A Crosswalk Cause This Fatality?
    The Center for Disease Control (CDC) found in 2015 that over 5,000 pedestrians are killed in accidents involving a motor vehicle each year. Those who choose to walk instead of driving or riding are 1.5 times more likely of being killed in an accident than those who are passengers in a motor vehicle. The feder

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