Friday, March 14, 2014

We're Shamefully Bad at Protecting Pedestrians at Events

A driver apparently trying to evade a drunk-driving checkpoint drove through a temporary barricade onto a street that had been blocked off for the South by Southwest festival. He plowed through a crowd of people out enjoying the night, on their way to and from the numerous bars and music venues in the area. Two people riding a scooter were killed. Twenty-three others on foot were injured, five of them critically. Read more.

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