VIDEO: A Dangerous Game … Playing 'Pokemon Go' in Road Construction Sites

The phenomenal success of the game has led to more than a few issues of safety.

📅   Thu July 14, 2016 - National Edition


Local Michigan traffic reporter Robb Westaby decided to explore the issue by going out and finding out how many of these digital creatures could be found in less than safe locations such as road construction sites.
Local Michigan traffic reporter Robb Westaby decided to explore the issue by going out and finding out how many of these digital creatures could be found in less than safe locations such as road construction sites.

The phenomenal success of the Pokemon Go game has led to more then a few issues of safety as it's participants wander around in the real world in search of virtual creatures.

Local Michigan traffic reporter Robb Westaby decided to explore the issue by going out and finding out how many of these digital creatures could be found in less than safe locations such as road construction sites.

Pokemon Go was released on July 5. It's specifically a mobile game. The game uses your device's ability to track time and your location, and allows you to catch Pokémon by virtually launching red and white "Poké Balls" at them.