Chicago area pedestrian accidents continue to present on ongoing traffic hazard for those pedestrians who walk in areas of vehicle traffic. As seen in accidents in which people are hit by vehicles, there can be a wide range of accident injuries that happen, and these injuries can vary in severity. Pedestrian accidents are often highly physically traumatic, and the injuries involved can be life-threatening in nature. On this site, pedestrian accidents are further discussed on the “Chicago Pedestrian Accidents” page.
The June 8, 2018 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “More speed cams, lower speed limits urged to protect pedestrians” discusses various aspects of Chicago pedestrian safety including statistics and ideas to better insure pedestrian safety.