Pokemon Go 'increases risk of death by distraction'

Pokemon Go 'increases risk of death by distraction'

American doctors have described how a patient lost control of the truck he was driving while trying to capture a Pokemon sitting in the road.
Another patient crashed her car trying to avoid a pedestrian who had wandered into the street playing the game.
Researchers say these cases show the potential for "distraction-related injury and death" with the rise in popularity of games such as Pokemon Go.
Both patients were admitted to a trauma centre with serious injuries.
Researchers from the US state of Arizona said it was a challenge to know how to categorise the injuries, which they... read more

5 October 2016 in Health, Views: 36
Source: BBC

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