Washington D.C. Auto Accident Results in Pedestrian trapped under vehicle

Last week, an unidentified man slammed his vehicle into three pedestrians on a sidewalk at the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and North Capital Street NW. Eyewitnesses say that two of the pedestrians were knocked to the ground and one of them was trapped under the SUV. The impact left both victims lying there motionless. Those…

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DNA of dead officer allegedly found on suspect’s SUV

Although a 24-year-old man initially told police that he was abusing drugs before a hit-and-run accident that left a police officer fatality, he later recanted and said he was sleeping when the accident happened. However, a video recording caught him on tape, and he was arrested for manslaughter and leaving the scene of the hit-and-run…

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Survey reveals growing problem of distracted walking

San Francisco readers might be interested in the results of a new survey highlighting the growing issue of distracted walking. As more people are acquiring smartphones, the problem of distracted walking is likely to become a more serious safety issue. A new survey conducted by Liberty Mutual Insurance found that 60% of pedestrians openly admit…

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