Nt1310 Unit 1 Case Studies

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RECONSTRUCTION PRE-CRASH: On 05-26-2015 at approximately 2223 hours, Vehicle 1 was eastbound on Fletcher Avenue in the outside lane, just west of and approaching the intersection of 22nd Street. There was a heavy downpour of rain and the driver of Vehicle 1 did not see Pedestrian 1 crossing Fletcher Avenue. Pedestrian 1 was walking southbound across Fletcher Avenue, in or near the marked crosswalk, on the west side of 22nd Street. Pedestrian 1 was walking against the “Do Not Walk” signal, for pedestrian traffic. The intersection of Fletcher Avenue and 22nd Street was illuminated by streetlights. AT CRASH: Pedestrian 1 was walking southbound across Fletcher Avenue from the north side of the intersection. Evidence from the injuries to Pedestrian 1, indicated the primary contact with…show more content…
Abdalla, while seen walking in the video, is holding an umbrella, which is tilted to her right, towards oncoming, eastbound traffic, which could have obstructed her view of Vehicle 1 traveling eastbound on Fletcher Avenue. Abdalla crossed the path of and was struck by Vehicle 1. Debra McKee was operating Vehicle 1, a 2008 Pontiac G6, eastbound on Fletcher Avenue, with a green traffic signal for eastbound traffic, at a speed of approximately 28.57 miles per hour in a 35 mile per hour posted speed zone. McKee 's view of the roadway was obscured by a very heavy rain. McKee was travelling below the posted speed limit, but may have been traveling faster than her wipers could sufficiently clear the water from her windshield. McKee failed to see Pedestrian 1 crossing Fletcher Avenue in enough time to take evasive action. The investigation of this crash has been completed and I request this case be inactivated.
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