After three deaths on D.C.’s roads in a three-day span, D.C. Council members introduced a series of bills and announced plans for others that aim to finally make the city’s streets safer.
Tyrone Alonzo was in the middle lane trying to cross the road when he was struck by a 2014 Mack Dump Truck. He died from his injuries.
More pedestrians are being killed on Virginia’s roads, but safety strategies implemented at problem-prone areas are working according to a highway safety update presented to the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board.
Maynard Thaxter, 83 of Arlington, was struck on Arlington Boulevard/U.S. 50 at Manchester Street, between Patrick Henry Drive and Carlin Springs Road at about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
The Arlington County police said the man was struck on Arlington Boulevard/U.S. 50 at Manchester Street, between Patrick Henry Drive and Carlin Springs Road at about 10:30 a.m.
After a pair of fatal crashes, police are telling drivers that they should do whatever they can to remain inside their vehicles if they need to pull over on a busy highway.
For the second year in a row, the number of pedestrians killed in motor vehicle crashes across the U.S. is at a 25-year high, but Maryland and Virginia are bucking the trend.
“Vision Zero is an audacious goal,” said Montgomery County Executive Isiah “Ike” Leggett. “It is one that we can all embrace and champion together.”
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