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Biking, walking safety spotlighted after Boise kid recovers from near-deadly accident

A man with a helmet and puffy coat rides a ride bicycle with both hands on the handle bars in the bike lane of a road.
Ada County Highway District

Pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities increased by almost 51% between 2009 and 2018, according to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center. More than 7,000 pedestrians and bicyclists are killed in crashes each year in the United States.

Idaho Matters talks with Idaho Walk Bike Alliance Executive Director Cynthia Gibson, safety advocate Courtney Wyatt and her son Max, a survivor of a crash that almost took his life on the Boise Bench.

Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.