Category: Pedestrian Accident

21 Apr 2014

Welcome to the Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath Blog

The Accidents Safe blog was set up to help keep our clients and the public informed of important safety information that potentially could effect their every day lives.  Auto recalls, defective tires, car seats and many other products or medications…
20 Nov 2023

Pedestrian traffic incidents on college campuses: Prevention, statistics, and more

College and university life is often filled with walking to classes (or running, if you overslept) via pathways and pedestrian bridges. A great deal of thought goes into preventing pedestrian traffic incidents on college campuses, but there…
pedestrian at fault car accident
09 May 2022

How Pedestrians Can Be At Fault for Car Accidents

Often, car accidents are caused by other drivers, but pedestrians are also the cause of many accidents. If you suspect a pedestrian is at fault for your car accident, connect with your Florida car accident lawyer from Lytal, Reiter, Smith,…
10 Dec 2018
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Female Pedestrian Killed in Hit and Run Accident in Tampa, the Sixteenth Fatality in the Tampa Bay Area in a Week

Female Pedestrian Killed in Hit and Run Accident in Tampa, the Sixteenth Fatality in the Tampa Bay Area in a Week A female pedestrian died in a hit and run accident outside Tampa recently, marking the sixteenth fatality in a motor vehicle…
10 Nov 2018
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Pedestrian is Killed by Self-Driving Uber Car in Arizona

Pedestrian is Killed A pedestrian wheeling a bicycle across the road was recently killed by an Uber self-driving vehicle in Arizona.  This was the first pedestrian death associated with self-driving vehicles in the United States.  Uber…
25 Dec 2017
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Honolulu, Hawaii Becomes First Major U.S. City to Ban Smartphone Use While Walking

Walk around the downtown of any city and you will see pedestrians glued to their smartphones.  However, even as smart phones have improved our ability to connect, they have also made walking more hazardous for both pedestrians and motorists…
07 Sep 2016

Pedestrian Crossings Can Be Safer

Pedestrians have the right of way while in a crosswalk in every state in the nation. That does not, however, guarantee a safe journey from one curb to the other. In fact, 4500 pedestrians are killed crossing streets every year. The contest between…
11 May 2016

Pedestrian Accidents in Florida Are Only Getting Worse

Eleven-year old Qua Yona Edwards got off her school bus one afternoon, but never made it home. She was struck and killed by a driver while taking her usual route home from her bus stop, which involved crossing five lanes on Haverhill Road. The…