Another pedestrian was struck by a car and injured in Des Moines. This car-pedestrian collision occurred at the intersection of Second Avenue and Court Avenue at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 11, 2009. The driver apparently didn’t see the woman. The woman was struck then hit her head on the street. She was taken to Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
Des Moines has been having quite a few pedestrian-car and pedestrian-bus and pedestrian garbage truck accidents of lately. There was no mention of whether cell phones or iPods played any role in distracting either driver or pedestrian.
Pedestrian safety is nothing to ignore.