Articles Posted in Pedestrian Accidents

Chronic Pain After a Pedestrian Accident

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) recently published statistics showing that chronic pain is one of the most debilitating conditions in the medical field. Chronic pain can impact many different areas of life. These include family, friends, school, work, and more. According to some of the statistics:

Femur Fracture Patterns in Pedestrian Injuries

Pedestrians are particularly vulnerable while crossing the street. Without any protection between themselves, the pavement, and passing motor vehicles, it is important for every driver to watch for pedestrians. According to statistics by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA):

Disabled Pedestrian Accident in Sacramento

A disabled pedestrian accident occurred on Arden Way in North Sacramento in the early morning of January 26. The collision occurred in front of the Emerald Bay Apartments at about 5:40 a.m. when a vehicle struck a woman who was in a wheelchair. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), emergency personnel with Sac Fire were called to the scene, and it was determined that the woman needed attention at a hospital. An ambulance was summoned to transport her. No information has been released on how the disabled pedestrian accident occurred or whether the driver was being charged.

Antelope Pedestrian Collision After Two-Vehicle Crash

An Antelope pedestrian collision occurred on Palmerston Drive near Pearlstone on January 24. The initial accident involved a pickup and a Cadillac SUV. The Dodge pickup apparently then struck a young female pedestrian. The incident happened at about 7:30 in the morning. The driver of the vehicle was transported to a nearby hospital for reported injuries. No information was released by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) on the condition of the pedestrian. Traffic was blocked for an undetermined amount of time while the accident scene was investigated, and the truck was removed.

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Sacramento Wheelchair Pedestrian Injured

A Sacramento wheelchair pedestrian was struck in a hit-and-run collision shortly before 9:00 in the morning near Florin Mall Drive on January 3. The Sacramento Fire Department was called to the scene of the accident to assess the woman’s injuries. It is unknown what hospital the woman was taken to for further treatment. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident occurred along the left side of eastbound Florin Mall Drive and Florin Road. The vehicle that struck the woman and left the scene of the accident was described as a white pickup.

Sacramento Wheelchair Pedestrian Accident

A Sacramento wheelchair pedestrian accident occurred on December 26 shortly after noon along East Parkway and Florin Road in the southern part of the city. Details provided about the accident were few, and it was only reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) that an ambulance had been called to transport the wheelchair user to a hospital. 

Sacramento Pedestrian Injured Near Stockton Boulevard

A Sacramento pedestrian was reported as being injured when he was struck by a vehicle along Walter Avenue near the intersection with Stockton Boulevard on November 29 shortly after 9:30 in the morning. The Sacramento Fire Department arrived at the scene to assess the pedestrian’s injuries, and he was transported to the UC Davis Medical Center for further evaluation and treatment, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The hospital reported that the male patient had suffered injuries consistent with a traffic collision. No information has yet been released on the identity of the man who was struck or his condition.

Treatment of Extremity Neuropathy – During the past few decades, there has been a tremendous focus on the injuries that someone could sustain in a car accident, however, thousands of people are injured while walking across the street or while riding a bicycle annually. Some statistics that have been published by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center include:

  • In 2015, more than 5,000 people were killed in a pedestrian accident.

Lincoln Pedestrian Injury

Lincoln Pedestrian Injury

Lincoln Pedestrian Injury. Anyone can be involved in a Lincoln pedestrian injury. Pedestrian accidents have increased nationwide. This may be due to carelessness, the number of pedestrians or poorly defined and maintained crosswalks. It may also be due to the popularity of walking as a way of staying healthy. Whatever the cause, approximately 15 people are killed daily. Let’s take a look at the enormity of the problem, what causes pedestrian deaths and how walkers can be safe from a Lincoln pedestrian injury.   

Keeping Most Vulnerable Pedestrians Safe

Keeping Most Vulnerable Pedestrians Safe

Keeping Most Vulnerable Pedestrians Safe – Pedestrians safety is essential for people of all ages. However, children and senior citizens are the most at risk for injuries or death. According to 2012 data from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, children ages 15 and younger accounted for 6 percent of pedestrian deaths and 18 percent of pedestrian injuries in traffic accidents. Pedestrians ages 65 or older accounted for 20 percent of pedestrian deaths.