ANCHORAGE (KTUU) -
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Data is sourced from Alaska's DOT, the NHTSA Highway Safety Funding, the Accident Data Center and KTUU Staff archives.
Collisions include both fatal and non-fatal accident reports, ranging between 2014 and 2017.
Throughout 2017, 23 pedestrians and cyclists have been struck by oncoming traffic in Anchorage. This includes one August 2017 collision, which happened to strike two pedestrians simultaneously.
In 2014, 16 single collisions occurred. In 2015, 12 single collisions occurred. And in 2016, 19 collisions occurred, which left 21 total people struck by oncoming traffic. During one of the November collisions, a vehicle hit three pedestrians simultaneously.
Between 2014 through 2017, a total of 72 pedestrians and cyclists were struck by oncoming traffic in the municipality.
Check out where these collisions occurred in the interactive map above.