With 6 fatalities, Fruitridge Road and Power Inn Road in Sacramento is listed as one of the 40 deadliest intersections in the United States.
The deadliest intersection in the U.S. – Lalor Street and Route 129 – is located in Mercer County, New Jersey and it saw nine fatal crashes from 2000 through 2019.
No other Sacramento intersection made the list.
Fruitridge Road is a major road in Sacramento, California. It runs east-west and is known for its businesses and shopping centers. Power Inn Road is a north-south road that intersects with Fruitridge Road. The intersection of Fruitridge Road and Power Inn Road is a busy area with many businesses, shops and restaurants. Traffic in this area can be heavy during peak hours, so it is important for drivers to be aware of their surroundings and obey traffic laws to ensure the safety of all road users.
Auto accident prevention involves a variety of strategies to reduce the likelihood of collisions on the road. Some common methods include:
• Improving road infrastructure and design
• Educating drivers on safe driving practices
• Encouraging responsible behavior through laws and enforcement
• Advancing vehicle safety technology
• Promoting awareness of potential hazards on the road, such as distracted or impaired driving
Individuals can also take steps to prevent accidents, such as wearing seat belts, obeying traffic laws, avoiding distractions while driving, and staying alert and sober behind the wheel.