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Group Highlights Pedestrian, Bicycle Accidents

2,679 crashes from 2009 to 2012 in Monroe County.
There were 2,679 crashes involving pedestrians or bicycles in Monroe County between 2009 and 2012, according to the Tri-State Transportation Campaign. nearly 1,500 involved pedestrians and the rest bicyclists. Thirty-three crashes were fatal.

The group would like communities to consider better street design to prevent such accidents. Read the press release about these statistics.

News 8 First at 4 interviewed AARP's Bill Armbruster about making streets safer for people on two legs or two wheels. Watch by clicking the video above.

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