Why Do Pedestrian Accidents Go Up Around The Holidays?

Pedestrians: Be careful out there!

It seems like every year about this time, pedestrian injuries and fatalities always seem to spike.

Drinking, driving, distractions, holiday cheer, music, friends, darkness, snow and ice, limited visibility and pedestrians on sidewalks or near roadways is always for a bad holiday combination, so please, everyone take extra care, slow down, pay attention to your surroundings and let’s all survive the season.

Man arrested after La Porte Co. accident that injured 8

http://www.wndu.com/content/news/LaPorte-Co-sheriffs-responding-to-injury-crash-on-US-35-406969685.htmlA man has been arrested following a three-vehicle accident that left eight people hospitalized, including a pedestrian who came over to help.

Shawn Bowerson, 31, was charged with two counts of operating while intoxicated.

Police say he registered a .12 on a brethalyzer …

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Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in crash

http://www.newsday.com/long-island/suffolk/pedestrian-suffers-life-threatening-injuries-in-smithtown-accident-cops-say-1.12764895Detectives are investigating a crash Thursday night in Lake Grove that left a pedestrian with life-threatening injuries, Suffolk police said.

Benito Martinez, 44, was in a westbound lane of Route 347 when he was struck by a Chrysler minivan driven by …

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Woman arrested for DUI after pedestrian crash

http://www.rgj.com/story/news/crime/2016/12/16/woman-arrested-dui-after-pedestrian-crash/95511700/A woman was arrested for driving under the influence after a pedestrian vs. vehicle crash on E. Fourth Street Thursday night.

At around 10:51 p.m., Reno police responded to the Morris Hotel on a report of a pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle …

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Pedestrian dies in Yorkville accident

http://journaltimes.com/news/local/pedestrian-dies-in-yorkville-accident/article_60d9b9a4-a65e-5ba5-97cd-115d6323dd31.htmlYORKVILLE
A 53-year-old woman died Thursday after she was reportedly struck by a vehicle near her home, according to a release from the Racine County Sheriff’s Office.

At 5:49 p.m. Thursday, the Racine County Communications Center took multiple¬†…

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Pedestrian killed in Warwick crash

http://turnto10.com/news/local/pedestrian-killed-in-warwick-crashNBC 10 News arrived at the scene on Jefferson Boulevard around 7:45 p.m. and saw a body lying in the road and covered with a sheet.

Police said the man was crossing the street when he was hit. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

“It is not a very¬†…

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Pedestrian killed in Westland accident

http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/westland/2016/12/16/pedestrian-killed-westland-accident/95477924/Police say they were called to an accident that took place at about 6:15 a.m. Thursday on Merriman at Michigan Avenue.

Police say the incident involved a motorist and a pedestrian.

Police say the pedestrian, a 58-year-old Westland man, was transported …

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Ware police investigate pedestrian accident that reportedly sent juvenile to UMass Medical Center in Worcester

http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2016/12/ware_police_investigate_pedest_1.htmlThe accident occurred in the area of Gould Road and West Street at about 3:30 p.m.

Cacela said the driver remained on scene after the accident. The incident remains under investigation and no charges have been filed.

Western Mass News is television¬†…

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Police investigating pedestrian accident in Westland

http://www.wxyz.com/news/police-investigating-pedestrian-accident-in-westlandWESTLAND, Mich.
Westland police are investigating after a man in his 50s was struck and killed at Michigan Avenue and Merriman Road Thursday morning.

Police said the northbound lanes of Merriman Road remain closed for investigation.

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Fatal pedestrian accident overnight in Anchorage

http://www.ktuu.com/content/news/Fatal-pedestrian-accident-overnight-in-Anchorage-406536215.htmlAPD says police responded to a report of a vehicle collision with a pedestrian near Brayton Drive and E 74th Ave at 11:54 p.m. Tuesday.

An SUV was reported to be traveling north on Brayton Drive when the driver struck Smart just north of E 74th Avenue¬†…

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Pedestrian Injured In Barlow Street Accident

http://www.traverseticker.com/story/pedestrian-injured-in-barlow-street-accidentA 51-year-old Traverse City woman was injured in a vehicle-pedestrian crash on Barlow Street Monday night.

The accident occurred just before 8pm near the U.S. Post Office branch on Barlow north of South Airport Road.

A southbound vehicle driven by a¬†…

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Pedestrian killed in accident in Canton, driver stopped at the scene

http://www.wxyz.com/news/pedestrian-killed-in-accident-in-canton-driver-stopped-at-the-sceneCANTON, Michigan
Police are investigating a deadly pedestrian accident that happened Monday night near Lotz Road and Michigan Avenue in Canton.

Police say the driver of a car hit a woman trying to cross the street around 11:30 p.m. The driver¬†…

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