Other drivers are not the only people who are at risk of being involved in an automotive accident. Pedestrians and cyclists can be involved in accidents due to inattentive, negligent, or reckless driving. All people, whether in a car, bicycle, or a pedestrian, must obey the traffic laws to avoid accidents on the road.
Bicycle & Pedestrian Accidents in Arizona
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2014, 65,000 pedestrians were injured in traffic crashes throughout the United States and 4,884 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes. Also in 2014, 726 cyclists died as a result of motor vehicle traffic accidents. Overall, Phoenix ranked 6th among large cities in number of fatalities and injuries to cyclists and pedestrians.
Legal Accident Assessment
If you are ever involved in an accident, whether you are driving a car, on a bicycle, or were a pedestrian, it is very important to contact an attorney quickly to preserve evidence and not miss your opportunity to be compensated. Our legal team is very experienced in dealing with pedestrian and cyclist auto accidents. We can quickly assess who is at fault and whether or not you will be entitled to damages. Contact our Office today at 480-704-0777.