Saturday, January 23, 2010
Report: 16 pedestrian deaths on the LES from 2006-2008
Today, the Times looks at data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. From 2006-2008, 445 pedestrians were killed during the three-year period. According to the report: "In Manhattan, which had 120 deaths during the period, the heaviest concentration of deaths, 16, was on the Lower East Side, just south of the Williamsburg Bridge." Third Avenue was the deadliest road in the city, with nine fatalities during that time period.