Pedestrian Vehicle Incidents

Detailed nonfatal data for 2021 are not currently available.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is transitioning from an annual to a biennial (every two years) publication schedule.  The final publication of a single year of cases involving days away from work estimates is for reference year 2020. In the fall of 2023, BLS will publish detailed data covering 2021 and 2022 for both Days Away from Work (DAFW) and for Days of Job Transfer or Restriction (DJTR) cases.

Pedestrians being struck by vehicles resulted in 337 work-related deaths in 2021 and 6,110 nonfatal injuries involving days away from work in 2020. This event type includes pedestrians and other non-occupants of vehicles who are struck by vehicles or other mobile equipment in normal operations, regardless of location. Specific injury events include:

  • Pedestrian struck by vehicle in work zone
  • Pedestrian struck by vehicle in roadway
  • Pedestrian struck by vehicle on side of road
  • Pedestrian struck by vehicle in non-roadway area

This infographic provides an overview of the nonfatal trends involving days away from work, including nature of injury, part of body injured, and industry. Explore the data details tab for information on fatal injuries, injury rates, and historic trends.



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