Connecticut Vehicle/Pedestrian Collision Facts
During 2016, Connecticut fatal pedestrian crashes occurred most often on Thursdays between the hours of 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Pedestrian crashes of all severities occurred most often during daylight hours on Wednesdays.
In this issue we have included a photograph from a training class involving a vehicle/bicycle collision. In the photograph below, you will see a 185 lb. male crash dummy on a bicycle being struck by a 2011 Ford Crown Victoria, traveling at a speed of approximately 30 mph. This photograph illustrates the forces generated on a human being struck by a 4,000 lb. vehicle.