The Pokémon Go app continues to enthrall gamers who can't wait to catch all the characters wandering around their neighborhoods or nearby areas. But the game has been contributing to a growing number of injuries, as gamers have driven into trees, walked off a cliff, and in the case of a Pennsylvania teen, been hit by a car after the app deposited enticing monsters ripe for catching in the vicinity of a busy street at rush hour.
While Autumn Dieseroth hadn't been actively playing the game or looking down at her phone at the time of the accident, playing the game led her to the congested highway where she was hit by a car, ultimately landing her in the hospital. Luckily, her injuries were not fatal. She has since deleted the Pokémon app from her phone.