by Jen Chung in News on Aug 14, 2018 9:20 am (NYPD) An 11-year-old boy was seriously injured when a driver struck him on a Far Rockaway street on Monday evening. Footage of the incident shows the boy going airborne after being hit. Now police are hoping the public can help them find the driver. According to the NYPD, at around 7:40 p.m., the boy turned … [Read more...] about 11-Yr-Old Bicyclist Sent Airborne After Being Struck By Hit-And-Run Driver In Queens
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Mike Martindale The Detroit News Published 12:54 p.m. UTC Jun 15, 2018 Novi — A 21-year-old Commerce Township man was charged Thursday in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 14-year-old Wixom boy who was riding a bicycle. With the help of a Spanish-speaking interpreter, Miguel A. Ibarra Cerda was arraigned via video from the Oakland County Jail before 52-1 … [Read more...] about Driver charged in teen bicyclist’s hit-and-run death
A new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety finds that hit-and-run crashes killed 2,049 people in the U.S. in 2016, a record high and a 60 percent increase since 2009. Unsurprisingly, most of the victims — nearly 65 percent — were pedestrians or bicyclists. Since 2009, hit-and-run deaths have risen an average of 7.2 percent each year. Fatalities per … [Read more...] about Hit-and-run crash deaths hit record high in 2016, AAA finds
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has released a surprising new report which says there is more than one hit-and-run accident on American roads every minute. On average, there have been 682,000 hit-and-run crashes every year since 2006. While the number of crashes has remained relatively steady, they have become deadlier as 2,049 people were killed in hit-and-runs in 2016. … [Read more...] about AAA Study Finds There’s A Hit-And-Run Accident In America Every Minute
As far back as any of us likely can remember, we've been told to look both ways before crossing the street. And while it's second nature for most of us, this most basic of safety advice may never have been so important as it is now. According to a just-released study, hit-and-run deaths are at an all-time high — spiking by an alarming 60 percent between 2009 and 2016, … [Read more...] about Hit-and-Run Deaths Are Way Up: How Dangerous Is Your State?