Search the latest news stories and you will see that pedestrian injuries and deaths are on the rise. Unfortunately, driver distractions are also on the rise, which means pedestrians are at risk every time they step into a crosswalk, walk across a parking lot, or even walk along a sidewalk.
With nearly 70% of Americans owning a smartphone, distractions behind the wheel are a very real risk for pedestrians.
Although most people associate motor vehicle accidents with car crashes, pedestrian accidents happen more often than you might think.
At Phyllis R. Williams, P.C., we handle all types of motor vehicle accidents, including pedestrian-related claims and passenger injuries.