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Chicago to honor traffic accident victims

November 18, 2018

CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago will put on display 132 pairs of shoes representing the 132 people who were killed in traffic collisions in the city last year.

The Chicago Tribune reports the event will be held on Monday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. in Federal Plaza. The event is being held in conjunction with the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims that’s been held the third Sunday in November around the world since 1995. This will be the first time that Chicago has taken part in the event that’s sponsored by the United Nations.

The event will will honor everyone — including 46 pedestrians — who were killed in crashes last year in the city.

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