Dangerous Intersections for Drivers in Northeast Ohio

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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.

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.

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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