Neighbors want traffic controls at E. New York intersection

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Residents near the scene of a violent car crash Friday say they want a four-way stop sign or a new traffic light there.

Neighbors say cars speed down Sutter Avenue, giving little chance for drivers on Autumn Avenue to react where the two roads intersect, creating a safety hazard.

Sources say seven people were hurt in a T-bone crash at the intersection last week. City data shows another two injuries there last year.

“I’m afraid of any of my community members dying over a car accident,” says David Maldonado, a community and religious leader.

The Department of Transportation did not immediately respond to a News 12 request for comment.

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