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Monterey is a charming and beautiful and scenic California coastal city that rises from the pristine Monterey Bay to pine forested hillsides with sweeping bay views. The city's natural beauty and historic places make it a wonderful residential community and worthwhile tourist destination.
Were you in a crash on Prescott or Lighthouse? If so, you are not alone. These are some of the most accident prone intersections in Monterey per UC Berkeley's Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS for short):
- Prescott and Lighthouse
- Prescott and Hawthorne
- Prescott and Lantern
- Prescott and Wave
- Prescott and Laine
- Lighthouse and Foam
- Lighthouse and Hawthorne
Rear-Enders Are The Most Common Monterey Crash Type
When it comes to the accident types, rear-enders top the list as the most common type in Monterey.
Here are the TIMS numbers for January 2017 to December 2019:
Type of Crash
Number of Crashes
Unsafe Speed Causes Most Monterey Accidents
When drivers break the law in Monterey, the top culprit is unsafe speed, per the TIMS numbers.
Here are the other causes of Monterey traffic accidents:
Monterey Traffic Law Violation
This Type of Violation
of Total Crashes
|Automobile Right of Way||61||15.97%|
|Traffic Signals and Signs||38||9.95%|
|DUI or Bicycle Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drug||21||5.50%|
|Pedestrian Right of Way||20||5.24%|
|Unsafe Lane Change||14||3.66%|
|Unsafe Starting or Backing||14||3.66%|
|Wrong Side of Road||9||2.36%|
|Other Than Driver (or Pedestrian)||9||2.36%|
|Following Too Closely||6||1.57%|
|Other Improper Driving||4||1.05%|
|Other Hazardous Violation||2||0.52%|
Source for Monterey accident data: Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS), Safe Transportation Research and Education Center, University of California, Berkeley. 2021