The Speed at Which a Pedestrian is Struck Matters

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An adult pedestrian has less than a 20% chance of dying if struck by a car traveling at less than 50kmh but almost a 60% risk of dying if hit at 80 kmh.


Source: WHO: Global Status Report on Road Safety 2015

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