Increasing pedestrian safety will take more than tougher laws

They consider running a family thing. Jeri Dye Lynch and her three sons ran every chance they got — right up until the day her oldest boy, Conor, was struck and killed by a car as he crossed the street outside his high school on his way to…

Steven M. Sweat‘s insight:

The statistics on pedestrian accidents in and around Los Angeles are staggering: About one third of all motor vehicle collisions in the L.A. basin involve a person on foot.  Walkers, joggers, runners all fall victim to people driving too fast, being distracted, running red lights and many other bad driving techniques that leave people vulnerable to being struck, injured or killed.  This is a poignant piece about a mother who lost a son to such an incident and used this to create a foundation to promote pedestrian safety awareness.  

For more information or to donate to her foundation go to:

http://www.inhonorofconor.org

For help with any accident or injury claim in Los Angeles go to:

http://www.victimslawyer.com

See on www.latimes.com

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