Pedestrian and Cyclist Accidents

Maryland pedestrian accidents pile up on state roads

Maryland pedestrian accidents pile up on state roads

Consuelo Anglarill, 82, took a bus to the Safeway on Georgia Ave. on Jan. 15. Her daughter, Elizabeth, suspects the retired nanny was simply bored that Sunday morning.

"She doesn't like being home alone."

As the elderly woman crossed the busy state highway in front of the grocery store, a car struck and killed her.

Just three days earlier, a woman was hit and seriously injured at the same intersection.

It's among the most dangerous spots for pedestrians on Maryland state roads, a Capital News Service analysis of accident data found.

Since 2015, 22 people have been hit on Georgia and 20 more on one of three other state-maintained roads that...

81°