Category Archives: Pedestrian Accident

Hybrid and Electric Car Accidents

hybrid car accidents

Environmental concerns make hybrid and electric cars seem like wonderful vehicle options. Drivers also appreciate the improved gas mileage and fair safety ratings for electric/hybrid cars in California. Unfortunately, hybrid and electric cars have potential hidden dangers to them. These vehicles pose a substantially increased risk of accidents and death to pedestrians and rescuers. Parties […]

Pedestrian Crossing

This creative story is completely fictional. However, the scenarios and emotions represented in this piece are common in the Sherman Oaks, California area, as well as the state as a whole. The story takes the reader through the emotional and physical timeline of pedestrian accidents. Reading this story will help readers identify with this, unfortunately […]

Can You Text 911 in California?

The emergency service response system for the United States, 911, has been working with cellphone companies over the past few years to implement the ability to text “911” in the event of any kind of car accident, truck accident, motorcycle accident or another kind of emergency. Being able to text 911 in an emergency could […]

NYC Cracking Down on Pedestrian Accidents

New York City is taking the lead on improving legislation to reduce the amount of pedestrian fatalities due to car accidents. In 2012, 4,743 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents, according to a report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Just last year, 286 NYC residents and tourists were killed in the Big Apple […]

Former Napster Executive Killed in Bicycle Accident

Milton Everett Olin Jr., a former executive at Napster, was killed while riding his bicycle when he was struck by a police cruiser. After being struck, Olin, 65, hit the vehicle’s windshield, shattering it before rolling off. He was riding in the bike lane at the time of the accident. Olin was pronounced dead at […]

UCLA Football Player Killed in Pedestrian Accident

Some sad news came last month for the football team and entire student body of UCLA. Freshman wide receiver Nick Pasquale died in a car accident, according to a Huffington Post report. Pasquale, just twenty years old, was on foot when a vehicle hit him at 1:30 a.m. on a Sunday morning in San Clemente. […]