Here at The Advocates law firm, we unfortunately see too many cases where people have been injured as a pedestrian. We created this video as a reminder of how common accidents like this are, and how simple it can be to avoid being injured if the proper steps are taken.
We invite you to share the video and this page with infographics, as we believe it is something that everyone can benefit from. With school out for the summer and children playing in the streets, it is especially important to discuss pedestrian safety.
In 2012, 4,743 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes, and another 76,000 pedestrians were injured. 1 in 5 children that were killed in traffic crashes were pedestrians.
In 2011, there were 240 traffic fatalities in Utah; 13% of the fatalities were pedestrians”