Pedestrian accidents soar as city bucks Scottish trend

By Calum Ross

Published: 11/08/2009

The number of pedestrians injured on Aberdeen roads has reached its highest level for a decade, new figures reveal.

Questions were being asked last night after it emerged that the number of pedestrians seriously injured on city roads more than doubled between 2007 and 2008.

Statistics obtained by the Press and Journal show Aberdeen “bucked the trend” last year by recording its highest level of pedestrian injuries since 1998.

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