Pokemon Go injuries are increasing

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Pokemon Go has become the fastest downloaded smartphone game in history.

The reality game gets people up and moving, but it also put players in danger.

Two people were sent to the University of Arizona Trauma Center for Pokemon related injuries in just one day.

A 19-year-old was injured when he lost control of his truck because he was playing Pokemon go while driving.

Later in the day, a 58 year old woman suffered several pelvic fractures after swerving to avoid hitting a pedestrian who wandered into the street while playing the game.

Experts say digital distractions have become a huge public health issue that threaten the health and lives of adults and kids.

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