The intersection at Sharon Rd and Santa Cruz and Oakdell is the site of ongoing and consistent traffic accidents. There is limited visibility at times due to sunlight glare, shading, and trees, and an unusual offset of Sharon and Oakdell. A common accident is rear ending when a lead car stops for pedestrians and the column of cars behind are not aware of the unexpected stop.
An additional problem is that it is common for cars to not stop when pedestrians are crossing and this may be partially due to the in pavement lights are not very visible, and then only by the lead car not cars following. The placement of the cross walk is also problematic as it is not where pedestrians or motorists would expect a crosswalk, but was placed there due to the curve.
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