According to the Boston Herald on Wednesday, January 25th, there has been a rise in pedestrian-car accidents.
If fact there were a total of 9 pedestrian accidents on Tuesday, January 17th (One pedestrian was even in a wheelchair.)
This marked an 18-month high in America’s Walking City that has some fearing Boston is losing the effort to keep the city’s streets safe for pedestrains.
In 2016, 904 pedestrians were injured in car accidents, according to city data this is a 15 percent jump from the 789 pedestrians hurt car accidents in 2015.
Read more about the pedestrian car accident trends in the Herald Article.
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