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Dangerous Intersections for Drivers in Northeast Ohio

Watch Out for Dangerous Intersections

When driving on the road, arriving safely at your destination is your top priority. Help protect yourself and loved ones by knowing Northeast Ohio’s most dangerous intersections for car crashes.

Data from the Ohio State Highway Patrol shows that the intersection at Kinsman Road and East 93rd Street in Cleveland is the most dangerous intersection in Northeast Ohio, reporting 55 car crashes in 2020. An Ohio Patrol Sgt. stated that drivers failing to follow traffic laws is the most common factor in some intersections being more dangerous than others.

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Common Crash-Causing Violations at Intersections:

  • Failure to yield
  • Traffic signal violations
  • Unsafe speeds
  • Failure to maintain assured clear distance ahead

 

Data gathered by the Highway Patrol was reviewed by Cleveland.com and The Plain Dealer to determine the most dangerous intersections in Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, and Summit counties in 2020. There was a total of 1,435 car crashes at the top dangerous intersections. Two of these crashes resulted in fatalities and 7 of Cuyahoga County’s 10 most dangerous intersections were in Cleveland.

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The Most Dangerous Intersections throughout Greater Cleveland:

Ohio 44 at Interstate 90 east ramp (Concord Township)

21 crashes, 1 fatality, no serious injuries, 4 minor injuries

Mentor Avenue at Old Johnnycake Ridge Road (Mentor)

22 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 2 minor injuries

Mentor Avenue at Heisley Road and Chillicothe Road (Mentor)

20 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 3 minor injuries

Tyler Boulevard and Center Street (Mentor)

19 crashes, no fatalities, 1 serious injury, 1 minor injury

Reynolds Road at Palisades Parkway (Mentor)

11 crashes, no fatalities, 1 serious injury, 1 minor injury

Reynolds Road at Tyler Boulevard (Mentor)

17 crashes, no fatalities, 1 serious injury, 2 minor injuries

Mentor Avenue at Reynolds Road (Mentor)

32 crashes, no fatalities, 2 serious injuries, 2 minor injuries

Euclid Avenue and Som Center Road (Willoughby)

22 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 3 minor injuries

Lakeland Boulevard at East 305th Street (Wickliffe)

26 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 2 minor injuries

Som Center Road at Maplegrove Road (Willoughby)

16 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 2 minor injuries

Main Market Road at Madison Road (Parkman)

14 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 2 minor injuries

Old State Road at Madison Road (Middlefield Township)

7 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 4 minor injuries

Kinsman Road at Madison Road (Middlefield Township)

11 crashes, no fatalities, 1 serious injury, 1 minor injury

Mayfield Road at Ravenna Road (Munson Township)

9 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 2 minor injuries

Mayfield Road at Sperry Road (Chesterland)

7 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 3 minor injuries

Mayfield Road at Chillicothe Road (Chesterland)

8 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 1 minor injury

Chillicothe Road at Fairmount Road (Novelty)

7 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 3 minor injuries

Chillicothe Road at East Washington Street (Bainbridge)

22 crashes, no fatalities, 1 serious injury, no minor injuries

Chillicothe Road at Chagrin and Bainbridge roads (Bainbridge)

14 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 1 minor injury

Chillicothe Road and U.S. 422 east ramp (Bainbridge)

11 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 1 minor injury

Chillicothe Road at Pettibone Road and Peppermill Run (Bainbridge Township)

8 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 1 minor injury

Clair Avenue at Eddy Road (Cleveland)

44 crashes, no fatalities, 6 serious injuries, 6 minor injuries

Mayfield Road at Som Center Road (Mayfield Heights)

49 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 3 minor injuries

Mayfield Road at Interstate 271 south ramp (Mayfield Heights)

36 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 2 minor injuries

Mayfield Road at Interstate 271 north ramp and Parker Drive (Mayfield Heights)

44 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 3 minor injuries

Pearl Road at Denison Avenue (Cleveland)

44 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 6 minor injuries

East 30th Street at Orange Avenue at Interstate 77 south ramp (Cleveland)

38 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 3 minor injuries

Kinsman Road at East 55th Street and Woodland Avenue (Cleveland)

53 crashes, no fatalities, 1 serious injury, 4 minor injuries

Kinsman Road at East 93rd Street (Cleveland)

55 crashes, no fatalities, 1 serious injury, 6 minor injuries

Kinsman Road at East 116th Street (Cleveland)

39 crashes, no fatalities, 2 serious injuries, 4 minor injuries

Harvard Avenue at Lee Road (Cleveland)

54 crashes, no fatalities, 3 serious injuries, 5 minor injuries

Nagel Road at Interstate 90 west ramp (Avon)

32 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 1 minor injury

Chester Road at Middle Street and Center Road (Avon)

22 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, no minor injuries

Detroit Road at Abbe Road (Sheffield)

27 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, no minor injuries

Lorain Boulevard and Midway Boulevard (Elyria)

25 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 2 minor injuries

John F Kennedy Memorial Parkway at Abbe Road (Elyria)

24 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 1 minor injury

John F Kennedy Memorial Parkway at Cleveland Street (Elyria)

32 crashes, no fatalities, 2 serious injuries, 2 minor injuries

John F Kennedy Memorial Parkway at East Broad Street (Elyria)

29 crashes, no fatalities, 1 serious injury, 3 minor injuries

John F Kennedy Memorial Parkway at Chestnut Ridge Road (Elyria)

24 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 3 minor injuries

Leavitt Road at Cooper Foster Park Road (Lorain)

30 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 3 minor injuries

Leavitt Road at Kresge Drive (Amherst)

23 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 1 minor injury

Pearl Road at Boston Road (Brunswick)

11 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, no minor injuries

Pearl Road and Center Road (Brunswick)

14 crashes, no fatalities, 1 serious injury, 2 minor injuries

Center Road at Clearbrooke Drive (Brunswick)

11 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 2 minor injuries

Pearl Road at Fenn Road (Medina Township)

13 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 3 minor injuries

East Washington Street at South Court Street (Medina)

11 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, no minor injuries

Medina Road at Interstate 71 south ramps (Medina Township)

12 crashes, no fatalities, 1 serious injury, 1 minor injury

Medina Road at Ridge Road (Granger Township)

16 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 1 minor injury

North Cleveland Massillon Road at Medina Road and West Market Street (Montrose)

22 crashes, no fatalities, 2 serious injuries, 2 minor injuries

High Street at Great Oaks Trail and Park Center Drive (Wadsworth)

14 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 1 minor injury

High Street at Interstate 76 west ramps (Wadsworth)

21 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, no minor injuries

Akron Road at Williams Reserve Boulevard and Ambassador Drive (Wadsworth)

14 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 2 minor injuries

North Cleveland Massillon Road at Medina Road and West Market Street (Montrose)

22 crashes, no fatalities, 2 serious injuries, 2 minor injuries

Broad Boulevard at Ohio 8 north ramps (Cuyahoga Falls)

23 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 2 minor injuries

Tallmadge Circle at South Avenue and Southeast Avenue (Tallmadge)

38 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 1 minor injury

South Main Street at East Thornton Street (Akron)

26 crashes, no fatalities, no serious injuries, 3 minor injuries

Arlington Street at East Archwood Avenue (Akron)

27 crashes, 1 fatality, no serious injuries, no minor injuries

East Waterloo Road at George Washington Boulevard and Massillon Road (Akron)

31 crashes, no fatalities, 1 serious injury, 2 minor injuries

East Waterloo Road at Canton Road (Springfield)

25 crashes, no fatalities, 1 serious injury, 2 minor injuries

South Arlington Road at Arlington Ridge (Green)

29 crashes, no fatalities, 1 serious injury, 1 minor injury

Massillon Road and Sandy Knoll Drive and Interstate 77 (Green)

28 crashes, no fatalities, 1 serious injury, 3 minor injuries

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