A new study reveals that seven major intersections in the Santa Clarita Valley are among the state's most dangerous intersections. The accidents involve pedestrian and auto accidents. Santa Clarita was found to have a "higher than average" amount of accidents. (The city disputes these findings - see link below). The study found that the most dangerous roads in Santa Clarita were Newhall Ranch Rd, Bouquet Canyon Rd, Seco Canyon Rd, Sierra Highway, Soledad Canyon Rd, McBean Parkway, Langside Avenue and Whites Canyon Rd.
The most dangerous intersection in Santa Clarita was Sierra Highway and Soledad Canyon Rd. The second most dangerous intersection was McBean Parkway and Newhall Ranch Rd. The third most dangerous intersection in SCV was found to be Bouquet Canyon Rd and Seco Canyon Rd. The next most dangerous was Langside Avenue and Soledad Canyon Rd. In fifth place was Soledad Canyon Rd and Whites Canyon Rd.
Finally, rounding out the most dangerous intersection in the Santa Clarita Valley were Bouquet Canyon Rd and Soledad Canyon Rd, and Bouquet Canyon Rd and Newhall Ranch Rd.
Here is a link to the article in The Signal which cites the study.
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* UPDATE 11-28-16 Santa Clarita disputes findings of the study. Click here to read more.
by Robert Mansour
Robert Mansour is a personal injury lawyer serving Santa Clarita, Valencia, Saugus, Canyon Country, Newhall, Stevenson Ranch, Castaic and surrounding communities.