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What to Do When Pedestrian Accidents Happen

Pedestrian accidents are quite common. According to the statistics gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, each year, nearly 5,000 pedestrians die in motor vehicle accidents, and approximately 76,000 pedestrians suffered injuries when hit by a car or truck in 2012. The number of pedestrians injured is growing; in 2006 it was about 60,000. If a vehicle hits a pedestrian at a speed of over 30 miles per hour,