Pedestrian Fatalities on the Rise in 2020

At the end of the year, local law enforcement agencies within the Coachella Valley compile a comprehensive overview of traffic accidents and fatalities which occurred throughout the 12-month period. This year, the results obtained are somewhat unique, with data showing that pedestrian fatalities across the Valley increasing and overall traffic deaths decreasing.

In total, there have been 25 pedestrian fatalities in the Coachella Valley in 2020, an increase of 2 deaths over the previous year. Obviously, any increase is a sign of concern, particularly for law enfrocement who worry that the public may not be receiving the information they need to travel safely.

In total, these 25 fatalities represent 5% of the total pedestrian fatalities which occurred in the state of California last year, Whether through drunk driving, car accidents or a variety of other situations, it is an unfortunate reality that far too many individuals are dying while commuting as pedestrians.

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