A Maryland survey recently reported alarming findings on the safety of children at bus stops. The survey revealed as many as 3,812 bus-stop violations in one day. Many of the violations involved drivers driving around buses as children attempt to board or disembark a bus at stops. Sadly, a little girl suffered serious injuries when a woman disregarded a bus' stop signs and flashing lights.
School bus safety is something parents and school officials strive to instill in students across Maryland. Unfortunately four teenagers were involved in a crash while waiting for a bus. They all suffered injuries as well as one driver of a vehicle.
Athletes from all the over the world recently arrived in Maryland to compete in the 40th Ironman race. The Ironman involves athletes competing by swimming, biking and running over 140 miles; it is understandably a difficult race. Among the athletes is a survivor of a horrific accident that resulted in serious injuries.
On a recent morning, a Maryland man heard a young woman screaming for help. He described her as hysterically screaming to call for 911. Once he looked around her, the man noticed a young girl and an older woman lying on the ground. Both had suffered serious injuries.
Every parent is worried and concerned about the safety and well-being of their children. Sadly, one Maryland mother is currently worrying over her son in a local hospital as he recovers from injuries following an accident. Investigators are currently investigating the hit-and-run accident that resulted in his injuries.
A sad tragedy has impacted a Maryland community. Very recently, two teenage girls were unexpectedly killed, leaving an entire community grieving their loss. Although the details are not yet clear, they suffered serious injuries, and medical intervention could not save them.
In Maryland cities where pedestrians and motor vehicles often share the roadways, accidents are likely to occur. Unfortunately, when they do occur, they result in serious injuries and/or death. Considering a pedestrian has no protection when a collision occurs with a vehicle, it is no surprise that serious injuries can occur. Sadly, a woman recently lost her life after a vehicle struck her while she was walking.
Pedestrian safety is a major concern in Maryland communities. Many communities promote walking for daily activities and other communities consist of lower income demographics that may have no other choice but to walk throughout their community. Data indicating significant pedestrian deaths and injuries as a result of accidents have led some to question the safety of Maryland state roads.
Many northeastern cities are pedestrian friendly. Some authorities in Maryland have initiated campaigns urging both pedestrians and drivers to be vigilant in hopes of preventing unnecessary tragedies. Authorities believe that both motorists and pedestrians must adhere to traffic laws to ensure safety for all. Despite the campaigns, pedestrian accidents still occur. One crosswalk accident has recently ended in tragedy.
It is becoming popular again to live in communities where walking can be a primary mode of transportation. In some parts of the country, such as Maryland, a pedestrian lifestyle has been a way of life for a long time. Unfortunately, the mixture of pedestrian traffic with motor vehicles can result in serious and sometimes tragic pedestrian accidents. One Maryland woman recently was struck by a car as she was walking across a street and suffered serious injuries.