Category: Pedestrian Accident

Dangers of Distracted Walking

Pedestrian Accident | August 13, 2021

Pedestrians are incredibly vulnerable when they are on or around the roadways, particularly in larger cities like Chicago. Drivers and pedestrians alike need to remain vigilant at all times in order to prevent severe accidents from occurring. However, there are times when pedestrians are distracted when they or out and about. This can lead to…

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Illinois Crosswalk Laws

Pedestrian Accident | October 13, 2020

Accidents occur in a variety of ways throughout the state of Illinois. Unfortunately, pedestrians are often involved in vehicle accidents in this state, and they regularly happen because of a violation of crosswalk laws. It is vital that both pedestrians and drivers understand the laws concerning crosswalks. This includes understanding which party has the right…

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Crucial Steps to Take After a Pedestrian Accident

Pedestrian Accident | August 12, 2020

No one expects to be involved in a pedestrian accident, but the reality is that these incidents are not uncommon in Illinois. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, there were more than 5,000 total pedestrian crashes during the latest reporting year of data available. Out of these incidents, there were 167 fatal crashes, and…

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