Pedestrians Dying at Disproportionate Rates in America’s Poorer Neighborhoods

Many cities have made pedestrian safety a priority, but their efforts rarely focus on poorer areas, which have approximately double the fatality rates of wealthier communities.

Source: www.governing.com

Higher incidence of pedestrian accidents resulting in injuries and fatalities is something I have seen firsthand as a personal injury attorney in Los Angeles.  I’m glad to see studies now being done to substantiate the problem and to try to address issues that might reduce this alarming trend.

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