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Danville is located in CoCo County. The Town of Danville is known as "the heart of the San Ramon Valley”. 

The Town of Danville is located between Alamo and San Ramon, and it can be accessed from the 680 freeway.

The west side of Danville has more mature and historic homes. The east side of Danville has most of the newer construction. 

2021 marks the fourth year in a row that the Tri-Valley Town of Danville has enjoyed the distinguished title of "the safest community in California."


Even though Danville is very safe, when it comes to driving it comes to driving in Danville, accidents happen. You're careful, and try to follow all the rules, when someone else is careless, you can end up getting hurt.

UC Berkeley's Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS for short) tells the story of how people suffer Danville injuries from 2015 to 2020.


  • Total Crashes: 446
  • Total Victims: 615 (10 Killed, 605 Injured)
  • State Highway Crashes: 316 (70.9%)


  • Pedestrians: 15 (3.4%)
  • Bike Crashes: 32 (7.2%)
  • Motorcycle Crashes: 24 (5.4%)

Interstate 680 Is A Danville Accident Magnet

So, it makes sense that more than 1 out of 3 Richmond crashes happen on these busy highways.

Did your crash happen at one of these Richmond intersections?

  • Bissell Avenue and Harbour Way
  • 22nd Street and Barrett Avenue, by the Taco Bell
  • 22nd Street and Nevin Avenue, near the McDonalds
  • 22nd Street and Macdonald Avenue
  • 23rd Street and Macdonald Avenue
  • 37th Street and Barrett Avenue
  • Cutting Boulevard and Harbour Way South

If so, you are not alone.

These are some of the top hot spots for crashes in Danville.


When it comes to Danville crashes, more than half are rear-enders.

Type of Danville Crash
of Total
Rear End 237 53.14%
Hit Object 67 15.02%
Broadside 54 12.11%
Sideswipe 46 10.31%
Vehicle/Pedestrian 14 3.14%
Overturned 13 2.91%
Other 8 1.79%
Head-On 7 1.57%

More than half of Danville crashes also involve someone who was speeding.

Here are the laws that got broken right before 2015 to 2020 crashes.

Speeding tops the list, followed by improper turning movements, for example making an illegal U-turn. 

Traffic Law Broken Right Before A Danville Crash
of Total
Unsafe Speed 228 51.12%
Improper Turning 76 17.04%
Unsafe Lane Change 39 8.74%
Automobile Right of Way 21 4.71%
Traffic Signals and Signs 18 4.04%
Drive or Bike Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drug 17 3.81%
Unknown 11 2.47%
Pedestrian Right of Way 8 1.79%
Other Hazardous Violation 7 1.57%
Other Than Driver (or Pedestrian) 7 1.57%
Following Too Closely 5 1.12%
Pedestrian Violation 5 1.12%
Other Improper Driving 2 0.45%
Wrong Side of Road 1 0.22%
Unsafe Starting or Backing 1 0.22%

I am Renée Yvonne Gardner and I fight accident and injury cases. I have been the voice of injured clients for 15 years.

I have dedicated my career to fighting for people who get injured in Danville and its nearby areas.

Danville personal injury clients, please call me at (408) 214-5555 or here:

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If you got hurt in Danville, keep in mind that it's important to hire a good attorney from the start.

The insurance adjuster is not your friend - even your own insurance company will look for the cheapest way to get rid of your claim.

After you get injured, it's important to seek medical care right away.

Some injuries can only be found by a doctor. Other injuries get worse if they don't get treated on time.

If you suffered personal injuries in Danville, here are the Contra Costa County emergency rooms where you can get checked out 24 hours a day.

Do Most Danville Auto Accident Cases Go To Court?

Many Danville auto accident and personal injury accident cases get resolved without going to court. Other cases have to be fought through the court.

In Danville, injury accident cases get filed and handled in the Civil Division of the Contra Costa County Courts.

In 1998, all Contra Costa County Trial Courts were unified to form the Contra Costa County Superior Court. This happened because the voters approved a constitutional amendment letting Contra Costa County judges merge their superior and municipal courts.

Before then, superior court and municipal court were separate.

Currently, Danville auto accident and injury cases are heard at the Wakefield Taylor Courthouse in Martinez, California.

Accident and injury cases are called civil cases, unless they happen at work. If they happen at work, they're called workers compensation.


Here is the contact information for the Danville Police Department in case you need to reach them regarding the accident:

Danville Police Department
510 La Gonda Way
Danville, CA  94526-1742
Phone: (925) 314-3700 
The CHP generally handles highway accidents. If you got hit on a Danville highway, here are the nearby CHP offices:
CHP Martinez (serves CoCo County)
5001 Blum Road
Martinez, CA 94553-4307
Phone: (925) 646-4980
CHP Dublin
4999 Gleason Drive
Dublin, CA 94568-7643
Phone: (925) 828-0466
CHP Dublin serves Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.

If you are going to fight your Danville injury case in court, your civil case will be heard at this courthouse:

Wakefield Taylor Courthouse
725 Court Street
Martinez, CA 94553-1201
Phone: (925) 608-1000

Civil Division Clerk's Office is in Room 103

The Wakefield Taylor Courthouse civil court hears auto accident and personal injury cases that happened in:

  • Antioch
  • Brentwood
  • Clayton
  • Concord
  • Danville
  • El Cerrito
  • Hercules
  • Lafayette
  • Martinez
  • Moraga
  • Oakley
  • Orinda
  • Pinole
  • Pittsburg
  • Pleasant Hill
  • Richmond
  • San Pablo
  • San Ramon
  • Walnut Creek

If you got hurt in Danville, I can help. Here are some of the Danville crash types that I can handle:

If you were injured in a Danville accident, please contact me for a free consultation at (408) 214-5555 or here: message me here.

Need the hours and parking at the Martinez Civil Court?

Here's what you need to know about the Wakefield Taylor Courthouse in Martinez.


If you got hurt in Danville and need a good attorney now, who will fight for you, please call me now at (408) 214-5555 or send me a message send me a message.

Let's talk about your case - the consultation is free.

My name is Renée Yvonne Gardner

I am a Danville personal injury attorney. 

I am the founder, owner and attorney of Gardner Law, a Danville personal auto accident and injury law office. 

I represent people with personal injury and wrongful death cases in Danville. 

Source for Danville accident data: Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS), Safe Transportation Research and Education CenterUniversity of California, Berkeley. 2021

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