Thursday, December 18, 2008

Extra Deadly / Dangerous Week for Peds & Bikes

This has been an exceptionally deadly week for pedestrians on New Jersey's roads. A total of 6 Deaths! Most disgusting is the first story about how thieves used a stolen car to rundown and kill an 87yo man for his hard earned money. The rest aren't any better (if they ever could).

Garfield man dies from head injuries in hit-and-run robbery
Jersey Journal • Friday, December 12, 2008

Rahway woman, 92, struck Monday by SUV backing out of driveway dies
Home News Tribune • Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Pedestrian dies in Morristown hit-and-run crash, driver charged
The Star-Ledger • Sunday, December 14, 2008

Woman hit by school bus in Lacey dies
Asbury Park Press • Wednesday, December 17, 2008

North Plainfield police trying to ID accident victim
The Star-Ledger • Friday, December 12, 2008

Galloway Township woman killed by car while walking along Moss Mill Road
The Press of Atlantic City • Friday, December 12, 2008

Man is seriously injured in hit-and-run in Newark
The Star-Ledger • Sunday, December 14, 2008

Disabled Man and His Dog Victims of Hit and Run
NBC News 10 Philadelphia • Monday, December 15, 2008

Egg Harbor Township Car hits bicyclist along Zion Road (1st article)
Pedestrians hit in crosswalk (2nd article)
The Press of Atlantic City • Monday, December 15, 2008

Pedestrian hit in Chatham
Daily Record • Saturday, December 13, 2008

And BTW. All stories have been gathered by the New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center and are released via email listserve at least once a week in their New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian News Digest. It's a great resource for those who want to stay abreast of all that is bike/ped in New Jersey (along with our blog of course) and signing up is very easy.

To give you an idea the latest digest covers the past six days, had 42 articles / links, 31 of which are New Jersey only stories. Nearly every digest is as comprehensive.

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