Intersection crashes are too common in Waukesha County, Wisconsin.  This is because Waukesha County has 75% of the most dangerous intersections in suburban Milwaukee, which includes intersections in Brookfield, Delafield, Elm Grove, New Berlin, Pewaukee, and Waukesha.  This news comes to us from a recent report based on Wisconsin Department of Transportation crash data.

Where are the most intersection crashes in suburban Milwaukee?

Crashes take place commonly at the following most dangerous intersections in suburban Milwaukee:

  1. Highway 45/41 & Capitol Drive in Wauwatosa
  2. I-94 & Highway 164 in Pewaukee
  3. I-94 & Highway 83 in Delafield
  4. West Greenfield Avenue & Moorland Road on the border of Brookfield & New Berlin
  5. I-94 & Moorland in Brookfield
  6. Port Washington Road & Silver Spring Drive in Glendale
  7. I-94 & Highway F in Pewaukee
  8. Bluemound Road & Barker Road in Brookfield
  9. Bluemound Road & Moorland Road/Pilgrim Parkway in Elm Grove
  10. Les Paul Parkway & East Racine Avenue in Waukesha
  11. East Moreland Boulevard & Kossow Road in Waukesha
  12. Highway 100/South 108th Street & West Lincoln Avenue in West Allis

What causes intersection crashes?

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s study of intersection crashes, such car accidents are usually caused by: illegal maneuvers, inattentive or distracted driving, driving with an obstructed view, and making false assumptions.  Especially relevant, turning left in front of an oncoming car is very often the negligent act causing intersection crashes.