Posted on 3/28/2016 8:00 AM By Keith Savino
First of all, be very careful when crossing the street. I know that your mother probably shouted that at you every time you left the house when you were a child, and it may seem like redundant advice, but recent statistics show that some people are not listening.
Two weeks ago in Paramus, NJ, a young pedestrian was hit by an SUV while crossing Route 17 by Paramus Park Mall. She was illegally crossing a 6 lane highway, when an overpass with a sidewalk was less than 100 feet away.
We had a tragedy in Warwick last November, where a pedestrian was walking to her volunteer position at the local hospital, assumed that drivers would see her and stop as she proceeded into the crosswalk, and she was hit by a local resident who was heading home from work. Sun glare off of the front window of the auto was cited as reason for the collision.
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