As is the case with any motor vehicle accident there are multiple reasons why such an incident could occur. This is also the case where pedestrian accidents are concerned. One situation that is commonly present when a pedestrian accident occurs is a vehicle making a left hand turn.
This maneuver is dangerous to pedestrians since in the process of making this move drivers are concentrating on the traffic around them and not on any pedestrians which may be attempting to cross. This is true even when the turn is occurring at an intersection with a crosswalk.