Standin’ on the cornerPosted on February 27th, 2013 1 comment
Woman standing on the sidewalk at an intersection gets hit by a red light runner. Seriously, how often does this happen?
By Chris Cole
The Arizona Republic-12 News Breaking News Team
Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:50 PM
A woman holding a child while standing on a street corner was hit by a car in Glendale Tuesday following a vehicle collision, authorities said. The driver of a car heading west on Camelback Road ran a red light and struck another car going north on 75th Avenue. The first car then hit a woman, who was standing on a corner holding a child, before driving into a canal, said Sgt. Brent Coombs, a spokesman for the Glendale Police Department. …more
Apparently it is fairly common. Once motorists depart from the road, they hit all sorts of stuff. Rarely, they even flip and land on the roof of apartment buildings, as in the latest California incident. To put things in context, roughly the same number of people in cars die due to drowning after their cars plunge into water as cyclists that die due to collisions with motor vehicles.
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