Intersection Crashes – Milwaukee’s Most Dangerous – Waukesha County

Intersection Crashes - Milwaukee's Most Dangerous Intersections - Waukesha CountyIntersection 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.

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Milwaukee personal injury lawyers, Pasternak & Zirgibel, recommend safety steps for drivers in our community this Memorial Day weekend.  This weekend there will be about 400 car crash deaths and 40,000 to 50,000 car accident injuries according to the National Safety Council.

Distracted drivers using phones, makeup, music, texting, etc. and impaired drivers due to alcohol, drugs, and exhaustion will be on our roads this weekend endangering the safety of our community.  These crashes aren’t accidents.  Try to protect yourself and your loved ones by following this advice:

  • Reduce your speed. More speeding-related fatalities occur during the summer months than any other time of year.
  • Refrain from using cell phones or devices – hands-free or handheld – when driving.
  • Place children in age-appropriate safety seats.
  • Use your seatbelt – remember “Click It or Ticket” law enforcement is right now.
  • Designate a sober driver or take alternate transportation if you consume alcohol. Do not get behind the wheel. Impairment begins with the first dink.
  • Drive defensively and exercise caution, especially during bad weather.

Pasternak & Zirgibel, S.C. is consistently honored by peers and clients in lists of the top personal injury lawyers in Milwaukee.  Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, Milwaukee Magazine, Martindale-Hubbell, CNI Newspapers, and M Milwaukee Magazine all rate Pasternak & Zirgibel as top Milwaukee personal injury lawyers.