Drivers may want to be extra careful around two city intersections: Harbor Boulevard at Edinger Avenue and Talbert Avenue at Bushard Street.
Those locations topped the list of the 10 Fountain Valley intersections with the highest number of traffic collisions last year, according to the police department.
In its 2011 Annual Report, released July 10, the Fountain Valley Police Department recorded 15 traffic collisions at both intersections in 2011. In all, there were 783 traffic collisions in Fountain Valley -- three fatal. Of the remaining 780, there were 346 collisions causing injury, 431 non-injury and three resulting in “unknown injuries” according to the report.
Altogether 518 people were injured last year in traffic collisions.
Here’s the intersection list
Number of traffic collisions
Harbor Boulevard at Edinger Avenue
Talbert Avenue at Bushard Street
Ellis Avenue at Brookhurst Street
Talbert Avenue at Brookhurst Street
Magnolia Street at Ellis Avenue
Lilac Avenue at Harbor Boulevard
Slater Avenue at Brookhurst Street
Warner Avenue at Euclid Street
Warner Avenue at Brookhurst Street
Slater Avenue at Magnolia Street
Officers also issued total of 7,795 vehicle tickets -- 6,613 for moving violation citations (for things like running a red light or speeding) and 195 for non-moving violations (a broken taillight, for example.)