In 2017, the Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach responded to over 46,000 medical and trauma calls for help. Out of the top 10 calls for Virginia Beach EMS assistance, “accidents with injuries,” is number 8 on the list with 1,988 [citywide].
Recently the Virginian Pilot Newspaper ran an article outlining some of the ways the city is looking into making Pacific Avenue near the oceanfront safer for everyone, especially pedestrians.
At LivesNeedsaving.org we ask all drivers and pedestrians to stay alert at all times, especially in heavy congested areas such as Pacific and Atlantic Avenue.
Read the full article, Pedestrian Safety by Virginian Pilot online
Did you know that EMT training is free when you join the Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach?
To learn more about our free EMT-Paramedic training, go to Volunteer & Help Save Lives.