The death of the actor Orson Bean, 91 years old, after it was hit by a car this Friday night by two cars attracts public attention to the issue of car accidents in Los Angeles, and the pedestrian safety In this city.
Orson Bean was crossing the boulevard of Venice towards the Pacific Resident Theater, where his wife, the actress also was waiting for him Alley millsWhen a car hit him and then another one that also passed by, he hit it, killing the actor and theater producer.
The tragic accident is part of a long list of incidents related to car crashes in The Angels. Only in 2019, 244 people died in these types of accidents, which they had as victims deadly to 134 people what they were on foot, according to recently published figures, according to the newspaper Los Angeles Times.
In spite of the campaign that the mayor Eric Garcetti launched in 2015, called “Vision Zero”To reduce deaths from traffic accidents on the streets, statistics show an increase of 33% in the number of pedestrians, drivers, passengers and even cyclists who have died annually the last 4 years. The fatalities have gone from 183 in 2016 to 253 until this year.