Two Injured in Crash Between Motorcycle, Pedestrian in Florida


January 06, 2019

MARGATE, FL. – According to an online news report from local10.com, two people were injured in a crash between a motorcycle and a pedestrian in Margate, Florida. Neither victim has been identified at this time.*

The crash occurred on Atlantic Boulevard in Margate. According to the Margate-Coconut Creek Fire Rescue Department, a motorcycle struck a pedestrian at the intersection of Atlantic Boulevard and Banks Road. Both the motorcyclist and the pedestrian were taken to Broward Health North.

It is not yet clear how the crash occurred, and neither the motorcyclist nor the pedestrian has been identified. Their current medical conditions are not known. The crash is still under investigation, and no additional information has been reported. 

In Georgia, the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety provides safety tips for pedestrians on its website. Pedestrians can stay safe on Georgia roads, sidewalks, and walkways by following the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety’s advice. Tips include always walking on sidewalks (if possible), crossing at crosswalks (if available), walking against oncoming traffic, wearing brightly colored clothing (especially at night), obeying all traffic signals, and watching out for turning traffic. 

The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety also recommends that pedestrians trying to make eye contact with oncoming drivers to make sure the drivers see and are aware you’re trying to cross the street. The office advises to stop before crossing the street and look left, right, then left again before crossing any street. Children should also never be allowed to play in the street, the office says. 

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Source:
https://www.local10.com/news/florida/broward/motorcycle-crash-sends-driver-and-pedestrian-to-hospital
https://www.gahighwaysafety.org/campaigns/pedestrian-safety/pedestrian-safety/pedestrian-safety-tips/

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