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Woman in serious condition after being hit crossing street

A young woman is in serious condition, after being hit by a car while crossing the street early Wednesday morning.

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Pedestrians Crossing

Corredt me if I'm wrong, but if you are a pedestrian and you are looking at a car as it approaches and you step out in front of it anyway like you magically expect the driver to be able to avoid hitting you and believe you are that ignorant to step out in front of a moving vehicle...well aren't you looking to get hit? I"ve had people to just walk out in front of me and I see them looking at my car as I'm approaching. They walk out in front of a moving vehicle like they own the streets, and traffic safety just doesn't matter to them. One of the places that this happens a lot is at any wal-mart parking lot. It would be different if they would walk in the designated pedestrian crossings, but most do not and get angry with you when you have to slam on brakes to keep from hitting them because they suddenly step out in front of you. Pedestrians should be made to follow safety guidelines as well as drivers. After all if is for their own safety as well. And yes, I do think about the people that are trying to cross as well as the driver that is following close behind me. I never want to hit anyone. That's why I think pedestrians should be held accountable too when they cause the accident.