Recent Streetsblog DENVER posts about fatalities

Traffic Violence Report: Drivers Killed 4 More People on Denver Streets

Note: The O’Sullivan Personal Injury Law Firm supports this series but their financial contribution will never influence the content, topics or posts made in Streetsblog. Between May 23 and yesterday, drivers killed four people on Denver streets — two pedestrians, one motorcyclist and one motorist — continuing a dangerous trend that has the Mile High City […]
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Pedestrian Deaths up 75% in Colorado, 35% Nationally

Drivers killed 35 percent more pedestrians in the U.S. than they did a decade ago — and in Colorado the number of fatalities grew by an astonishing 75 percent over a similar period. Population growth, people driving more miles per year, driving at night and the growing popularity of SUVs and smartphones are among the reasons why. To solve the problem, the design Denver's streets needs to change.