On December 19, an elderly woman pushing a shopping cart was killed when she was struck by a Toyota pickup truck while crossing Lawrence Expressway. While it is important for drivers to be aware of pedestrians, there are certain steps you can take as a pedestrian to be safer. Whenever possible, avoid being a pedestrian late at night or early… Continue Reading.
The fall season is a time that many in our area will celebrate a well-known, much loved holiday. Halloween is a day in which excited children dress up, show off their costumes and enjoy too many sweet treats. It is also a time when children are exposed to potential injury due to some increased risks and conditions that exist on… Continue Reading.
Even though reports of pedestrian accidents appear in the news at an alarming rate, people continue to suffer from serious injuries and even loss of life after being hit by a vehicle. San Francisco is no stranger to these tragedies, which take place for a variety of reasons, from obscured road signs to a reckless drunk driver. Anyone who has… Continue Reading.
When someone is hit by a car or loses a loved one in a pedestrian accident, it is important for them to do everything they can to move forward. While the physical and emotional pain these incidents cause can be overwhelming, a pedestrian accident can lead to financial problems as well. Considering funeral expenses and medical bills, families may struggle… Continue Reading.
There are many reasons why people choose to ride their bike or walk. Whether they are heading to work or just trying to get some exercise, anyone who is familiar with San Francisco knows that there are quite a few pedestrians and bicyclists in the city. If you follow local news regularly, you might have heard about the surprising number… Continue Reading.
Although vehicle collisions can cause serious injuries and even claim lives, when a pedestrian is struck by a car it can be particularly dangerous. In the San Francisco area, hectic roads can spell disaster for those who are walking or riding a bicycle. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon to hear about yet another pedestrian accident in the Bay Area. When… Continue Reading.
Every car accident can have tragic consequences, but when pedestrians are involved the outcome has the potential to be much worse. In San Francisco, there are many pedestrians and bicyclists, so drivers should be particularly vigilant of their presence and do everything they can to avoid another pedestrian accident. As two vehicles were making their way down Highway 280 early… Continue Reading.
Although some people think it’s relatively safe to walk down a sidewalk, it is not that uncommon to hear about an accident that involves driver inattention or another factor, such as driving under the influence. Because so many people walk and ride bicycles in San Francisco, it’s always unfortunate to find out about another pedestrian accident in the city. Unfortunately,… Continue Reading.