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In 1846, at the age of 19, pioneer Benjamin Campbell came out west with his dad and other family members. The Campbell headed out west with one of the largest wagon westward migrations (more than 2,000+ wagons). The Donner Party was part of the same wagon train.
In 1851, Campbell bought 150 acres of land, and planted wheat and hay fields. In 1869, he sold off 5 acres of his land to Southern Pacific Railroad. He then subdivided the rest of his ranch into small plots of land for sale. He and his wife Mary founded Campbell.
Once largely agricultural, Campbell’s slogan is “The Orchard City”.
Campbell is in the heart of Silicon Valley, in the West Valley area of Santa Clara County. Saratoga and Monte Sereno are to the west/south west, Los Gatos is to the south and San Jose to the north, east and south. Campbell is 6.35 square miles.
Campbell was founded in 1887, and incorporated in 1952.The 2021 population of Campbell is 43,250.
Campbell has a “small town” feel despite its Silicon Valley location. The site of the original water pumping plant in Downtown Campbell still has the Campbell Water Tower, a visible remnant of Campbell's “small town” history. Campbell's Downtown is full of beautiful houses and charming shops and restaurants. The sprawling Pruneyard Shopping Center is also located in Campbell.
Did you get into a Campbell accident at or near Hamilton Avenue? If so, you're not alone.
When it comes to accident-prone intersections in Campbell - many involve Hamilton Avenue!
Hamilton Avenue Crashes - 2015 to 2020
West Hamilton Avenue Crashes
Cross-Street - Number of Crashes
- Darryl Avenue • 6
- San Tomas Expressway • 24
- North Central • 7
- Harrison • 2
- Near the Hash House and Safeway • 7
- In Front of the PetSmart • 3
- San Tomas Expressway • 29
- Llewellyn Avenue Near the Post Office • 3
- Winchester Boulevard • 21
West Hamilton Avenue and San Tomas Expressway is the Campbell accident hotspot.
East Hamilton Avenue Crashes
Cross-Street - Number of Crashes
- North Third Street • 2
- In front of Home Depot and Staples • 13
- Highway 17 intersection • 17
- Creekside Way • 9
- Bascom Avenue • 13
After you cross East Hamilton Avenue and Bascom, things calm down, until you reach Leigh Avenue, where there were 5 crashes between 2015 and 2020.
When it comes to getting hurt in a Campbell traffic crash, UC Berkeley's Transportation Injury Mapping System 1 tells the story of how people suffer Campbell injuries. Most Campbell crashes happen on city streets.
Speed plays a big role - 27.99% of all crashes involved someone who was speeding!
If you got hurt in Campbell I can help. Here are some of the Campbell crash types that I can handle:
- Bicycle Accidents
- Bus Accidents
- Car Accidents
- Drunk Or Drugged Driver Accidents
- Hit And Run Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Truck (Tractor-trailer) Accidents
- Uninsured Motorist Accidents
Now, more from the Transportation Injury Mapping System. I pulled the numbers for years 2015 to 2020.
- Most Campbell crashes happen on the the city streets
- Only 1 of every 3 Campbell crash happens on the highway
- 1 out of 3 Campbell crashes are rear-enders
- 1 out of 3 Campbell crashes involve someone who was speeding.
CAMPBELL AUTO ACCIDENTS - 2015 to 2020
Number and type of crashes:
- Total Crashes • 648
- Deaths • 15
- Injured • 821
- Highway Crashes • 202 • 32.1%
- Pedestrians • 62 • 9.6%
- Bicycles • 74 • 11.4%
- Motorcycles • 45 • 6.9%
Crash types and frequency:
Type of Campbell Crash
Crash causes and frequency:
Here is more information about the causes of 2015-2020 Campbell crashes, from the most to least frequent - and unsafe speed made it to the top of the list, followed by improper turns (for example, making an illegal U-turn).
Traffic Law Broken Before A Campbell Crash
|DUI or Bicycle Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drug||88||13.84%|
|Automobile Right of Way||59||9.28%|
|Traffic Signals and Signs||52||8.18%|
|Unsafe Lane Change||35||5.50%|
|Pedestrian Right of Way||28||4.40%|
|Wrong Side of Road||27||4.25%|
|Other Than Driver (or Pedestrian)||12||1.89%|
|Unsafe Starting or Backing||10||1.57%|
|Other Hazardous Violation||6||0.94%|
|Other Improper Driving||5||0.79%|
|Following Too Closely||2||0.31%|
If you were injured anywhere in Campbell, it's a good idea to hire an experienced and knowledgeable Campbell auto accident personal injury attorney. 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 Campbell and its nearby areas.
Campbell personal injury clients, please call me at (408) 214-5555 or here:
If you got hurt in Campbell, 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 Campbell, here are the Santa Clara County emergency rooms where you can get checked out 24 hours a day.
Many injury accident cases get resolved without going to court.
Other cases have to be fought through the court.
In Campbell, injury accident cases get filed and handled in the Civil Division of the Santa Clara County Courts. In 1998, all Santa Clara County Trial Courts were unified to form the Santa Clara County Superior Court.
This happened because the voters approved a constitutional amendment letting Santa Clara County judges merge their superior and municipal courts. Before then, superior court and municipal court were separate.
Currently, Campbell auto accident and injury cases are heard in courts located in San Jose. Accident and injury cases are called civil cases, unless they happen at work. If they happen at work, they're called workers compensation.
If you are going to fight your Campbell injury case in court, your civil case will be heard at one of these courthouses:
your civil case will be heard at one of these courthouses:
Downtown Superior Court
191 North First Street
San José, CA 95113-1006
Phone: (408) 882-2100
161 North First Street
San José, CA 95113-1001
Phone: (408) 882-2100
San Jose civil courts DTS and the Old Courthouse hear accident and personal injury cases that happened in:
- Los Gatos
- Los Altos
- Los Altos Hills
- Monte Sereno
- Morgan Hill
- Mountain View
- Palo Alto
- San Jose
- Santa Clara
Here is the contact information for the Campbell Police Department, in case you need to reach them regarding the accident:
Here are just some of the injuries I handle in Campbell and the surrounding areas:
- Back injuries
- Brain injuries
- Broken bones
- Disfigurement or scarring
- Infection after an accident
- Internal injuries (organ damage)
- Knee injuries
- Loss of a limb
- Neck injuries
- Senses: accident-related loss of smell or taste
- Silent injuries
- Wrongful Death
Need the hours and parking at the San Jose Civil Court?
Here's what you need to know about the San Jose civil court hours and parking.
Let's talk about your case - the consultation is free.
My name is Renée Yvonne Gardner.
I am a personal injury attorney, founder, owner and attorney of Gardner Law, a Campbell personal auto accident and injury law office.
Source for Campbell accident data: Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS), Safe Transportation Research and Education Center, University of California, Berkeley. 2021