The Statistics Nearly 15 people every day of the year are killed in pedestrian/motor vehicle crashes. In the past year, our office has seen an increasing number of pedestrians seriously hurt or killed in eastern Pennsylvania. Distracted and impaired driving is a likely cause of this increase as is the lack of lighting and sidewalks…

Pedestrian Injuries in Monroe County PA The National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA) reports that almost 5000 pedestrians die each year in motor vehicle accidents. Sadly, the number of deaths has been increasing. The 2016 national data shows that pedestrian deaths increased by 9% to 5,987, the highest number since 1990. While the reasons for…