Is SM Parkway in Fairway wreck-prone? Here’s what data says

Fairway Shops wrecks

Fairway Police say Shawnee Mission Parkway near the Fairway Shops, above, has seen fewer accidents than the intersection with Mission Road to the west. Photo credit Juliana Garcia.

Fairway Police say despite consistent congestion and a recent collision near a prominent spot, the highly trafficked area of Shawnee Mission Parkway near the Fairway Shops isn’t that accident prone, at least compared to other major intersections along the route.

Catch up quick: The most recent wreck in that area occurred on Friday, Nov. 18, just west of the Fairway Shops near where Shawnee Mission Parkway intersects with Fairway Road.