When a pedestrian is hit by a car the result is often horrific. The pedestrian has no protection and is being hit by a moving object that weighs thousands of pounds. Even at slow speeds, there is so much mass and energy being transferred to the pedestrian that is like the pedestrian is colliding with a brick wall. For this reason, the pedestrian is often left with severe and debilitating injury or is killed as happens often.
According to a recent news article from the Miami Herald, a woman was waiting at a bus stop in Lauderhill when she was killed as result of a two-car accident that occurred adjacent to the bus stop at which she was waiting. Authorities have said the two cars were engaged in reckless driving and that is the result of the crash and her death. While this woman at the bus stop was the only fatality, there were seven total injuries. One of the injured was ejected from a car that was involved in what is being described as a chain reaction crash. Continue reading →