[11-19-2021] Riverside County, CA – Disabled Person Injured After a Thousand Palms Pedestrian Crash

An unidentified disabled person was seriously hurt following a pedestrian crash in Thousand Palms on Friday afternoon, November 19, 2021.

[11-19-2021] Riverside County, CA - Disabled Person Injured After a Thousand Palms Pedestrian CrashThe injury collision happened on Varner Road, just south of Ramona Road in Thousand Palms, at around 5:05 p.m.

The pedestrian was on their motorized wheelchair on the roadway when a passing gray Toyota suddenly struck them.

The disabled pedestrian sustained serious injuries in the crash. They were given first-aid at the scene before getting taken to Desert Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Information about the crash is limited at the moment. Local authorities are further investigating the case.

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Pedestrian Accident Statistics

Pedestrian accidents are probably the most fatal type of traffic accident because of how unprotected pedestrians are on the dangers of the road.

Every year, approximately 110,000 pedestrians are injured in the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 6,227 pedestrian deaths in 2018, a 250 rise from the previous year.

Many pedestrians are injured, and several are killed in accidents throughout California annually. California is one of the states with the highest number of pedestrian accidents. California has a pedestrian death rate that is about 25% higher than the national average. In 2018, 893 pedestrians were killed, with an estimated 14,000 injured across the Golden State.

Distracted driving, speeding, intoxicated driving, reckless driving, bad weather, wrong-way driving, and failure to obey traffic regulations are factors in many of these pedestrian accidents. Motorist irresponsibility is the primary cause of these accidents.

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