Ravi Raj K. G1, Shobhana S. S2
Road traffic accidents are among the most common cause of death in India. According To WHO statistics it is the 9th leading cause of death in 2004 and projected to be the 5 th leading cause by 2030. 1 Among road traffic accidents (RTA) deaths, two wheeler accidents are common, followed by pedestrians. Pedestrian forms the most vulnerable group among road users. The current study was done for a period of five years on fatal Pedestrian’s accidents. The incidence was common among the age group of 41 to 50 years with male predominance. Majority of individual died on spot without receiving any preliminary treatment, majority of incidence was seen between 12.00 Noon to 6.00 PM. Externally injuries are common in trunk followed by head and neck. Internally brain involvement was common followed by abdominal viscera. Majority of death were due to head injuries. The incidence of accidents has been increased with current trend of increased vehicle load on roads and with negligent attitude in following the traffic rules.