The Most Dangerous Intersections Part 6 [January 2015 – December 2016]:

Buffalo, New York’s Most Dangerous Intersections

The long-awaited Part 6 of our most dangerous intersections study brings us to the Buffalo, NY area and Erie County. Below is the analysis of car accident reports in Buffalo, New York, and Erie County, from January 2015 – December 2016.

There were 17,024 car accidents reported at intersections in the three counties resulting in 10,058 injuries and 33 fatalities during this time period.

Why did we undertake this review? We hope that our efforts reviewing and consolidating this data help raise awareness of these dangerous intersections. Identification can reduce auto accidents, injuries and possibly save lives. Ultimately, that is what we hope to achieve with this review.

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Accident Type

The Most Common types of car accidents in Buffalo New York

Weather Conditions

Buffalo NY - Most Common Auto Accident Weather Conditions

Light Conditions

Buffalo NY - Common Auto Accident Lighting Conditions

Collision Type

The Most Common Type of Car Wreck in Buffalo NY

Roadway Surface Condition

Common Car Crash Road Surface Conditions in Buffalo New York

Erie County Accident, Injury & Fatality Totals

Car Crashes
Car Crash Injuries

Buffalo’s Most Dangerous Intersections

The table below represents the most dangerous, not the deadliest, intersections in the Buffalo, New York area. The rank score is a weighted calculation of the total number of car accidents, injuries and fatalities reported.

Driver Safety Tips

Here are some driver safety tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe on the road.

  1. Buckle up
  2. Observe the speed limits
  3. Do not drink and drive
  4. Be well rested and alert and give your full attention to the road
  5. Do not text and drive or use your phone at any time
  6. Use caution in work zones
  7. Be respectful of other motorists and follow the rules of the road
  8. Clean your vehicle’s lights and windows to help you see, especially at night
  9. Turn your headlights on as dusk approaches, or during inclement weather
  10. Do not let your vehicle’s gas tank get too low
  11. If you have car trouble, pull off to the side of the highway as far as possible

Many of the accidents that occur on our roads and highways are preventable which is why it’s important to keep the safety tips listed above top of mind. A car crash can result in serious injury or death, thousands of dollars in medical expenses, property damage, and lost wages.

If you or a loved one have been injured as a result of an automobile, motorcycle, or commercial truck accident it is important to protect your right to make a claim for the injuries that occurred. Call the law firm of Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP, The Heavy Hitters at 1800LAW1010 (1-800-529-1010).