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Pedestrian Accident

Man In Wheelchair Killed In South Seattle Pedestrian Accident

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According to Seattle law enforcement, a Thursday night accident in South Seattle involving a van claimed the life of a pedestrian.  The accident report shows that a man in a wheelchair was wheeling out into the crosswalk on the north side of Rainier Avenue South at Martin Luther King Jr. Way South when a van …

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Pedestrian Accident Prevention Feature May Not Work In Some Volvo Cars

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Volvo launched a recall this week that impacts more than 120,000 vehicles. According to the Swedish automaker, the vehicles come with automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems that could fail to recognize obstacles. Because the AEB systems in the impacted vehicles are pedestrian detection-enabled, a failure to recognize obstacles means that a pedestrian accident may take …

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IIHS’s Top Safety Picks Focus On Passengers, Pedestrians

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Thanks to increasingly tough safety standards imposed by regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and independent industry groups such as the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), automakers are developing safer cars for both pedestrians and passengers.  In IIHS’s latest annual auto safety report, the group highlighted these changes and encouraged automakers …

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Bellingham Officials Are Making Roads Safer For Pedestrians, Bicyclists

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Bellingham ranks 21st among cities across the country with the highest rates of bicycle commuting. And it’s precisely because of this reality that making certain changes to crosswalks and bike lanes is essential to keep people safe. Recently, Bellingham officials reported they are improving city safety in a series of different ways. While officials will …

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Runners And Pedestrians: Follow These Tips And Avoid Accidents

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Personal injury attorneys don’t talk about pedestrian and runner safety enough. Perhaps, because auto safety is often a top priority in the field. But the reality is that pedestrians and runners are much more vulnerable. While running or simply crossing the street, people both on foot and behind the wheel must keep in mind that …

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How to Avoid a Bicycle Accident

Tacoma Bike Accident Attorney If you’ve decided to take advantage of this beautiful August weather by biking to work, you should be aware of the common ways that bicycle accidents occur.  By understanding the dangers of cycling on the road, you have a better chance of avoiding such a catastrophe.  For instance, you never want …

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Truck Vs. Pedestrian Accident On I-5 In Seattle Turns Deadly

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A dump truck was behind the horrific deadly accident involving a pedestrian in downtown Seattle. According to the Washington State Patrol, the dump truck hit the pedestrian while he was trying to run across Interstate 5. The collision happened early in the morning on Wednesday. Authorities later revealed the man died at the scene. Officials …

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