January 11, 2023 Posted In Pedestrian Accident
Pedestrian accidents are a serious problem, and fatalities are trending up throughout the country and in California.
A study completed in 2019 reports that California is the 16th most dangerous state for pedestrians. Over 7,000 pedestrians were killed between 2008 to 2018, increasing the state’s pedestrian fatality rate by 38.4 percent. In the same span of 10 years, 22 percent of California’s traffic fatalities were pedestrians, while nationwide, it was 14 percent.
The California Office of Traffic Safety reported the following data for 2018:
The latest data for 2019 reports the following:
The latest pedestrian accident statistics in the U.S. are as follows for 2020:
Pedestrians injured or the family of a pedestrian killed in an accident has the right to hold the at-fault party accountable. If you or a loved one has been severely injured, speak to a Riverside Pedestrian Accident Attorney today.