- Some intersections are more prone to accidents than others.
- Time Magazine looked at 10 years of data measuring traffic accidents involving cars and pedestrians to determine the most dangerous intersection in each US state and Washington, DC.
- The intersection of Knights Road and Streets Road in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, as the most dangerous intersection in America.
Every town seems to have at least one intersection that plays host to more accidents and close calls than all the rest.
Time Magazine looked at data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over 10-year span measuring traffic accidents involving automobiles and pedestrians and determined the most dangerous intersection in each US state and Washington, DC.
The magazine identified the intersection of Knights Road and Streets Road in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, as the most dangerous intersection in America.
Read on to see the the most dangerous intersection in every state, and get a glimpse of what drivers there have to deal with.
ALABAMA — University Boulevard and 28th Street, Birmingham
ALASKA — Egan Drive and Yandukin Drive, Juneau
ARKANSAS — Asher Avenue and South University Avenue, Little Rock
ARIZONA —59th Avenue and Olive Avenue, Glendale
CALIFORNIA — Devonshire Street and Reseda Boulevard, Northridge
COLORADO — MLK Jr. Boulevard and Quebec Street, Denver
CONNECTICUT — Merritt Parkway Mile Marker 46.42-47.03, New Haven
DELAWARE — Market Street and South Dupont Boulevard, Georgetown
FLORIDA — Hialeah Garden Boulevard and Okeechobee Road, Hialeah Gardens
GEORGIA — Memorial Drive and North Hairston Road, Stone Mountain
HAWAII — 1450 block of Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu
IDAHO — I-84 at Highway 69, Kuna
IOWA — Ankeny Boulevard and 1st Street, Ankeny
ILLINOIS — Stony Island Avenue and South Chicago Avenue, Chicago
INDIANA — 38th Street and Guion Road, Indianapolis
KANSAS — Seneca Street and Kellogg Avenue, Wichita
KENTUCKY — 2nd Street and Broadway, Louisville
LOUISIANA — Canal Street and North Dorgenois Street, New Orleans
MASSACHUSETTS — Columbia Road and I-93, Boston
MARYLAND — Gwynns Falls Parkway and Reistertown Road, Baltimore
MAINE — Allen Street and Route 2, Wilton
MICHIGAN — Orchard Lake Road and 14 Mile Road, West Bloomfield Township
MINNESOTA — Highway 14 and 15, New Ulm
MISSOURI — North Grand Boulevard and Montgomery Street, St. Louis
MISSISSIPPI — Route 63 and Route 98, Lucedale
MONTANA — Front Street and Orange Street, Missoula
NORTH CAROLINA — Patton Avenue and Leicester Highway, Asheville
NORTH DAKOTA — 13th Avenue and I-29, Fargo
NEBRASKA — 132nd Street, Industrial Road, Millard Avenue and L Street, Omaha
NEW HAMPSHIRE — Main Street and Broadway, Salem
NEW JERSEY — East Jersey Street and Spring Street, Elizabeth
NEW MEXICO — Montgomery Boulevard and San Mateo Boulevard, Albuquerque
NEVADA — Cheyenne Avenue and Rancho Drive, Las Vegas
NEW YORK — Tillary Street and Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn
OHIO — Broad Street and James Road, Columbus
OKLAHOMA — Memorial Road and Penn Avenue, Oklahoma City
OREGON — US-26 and I-405
PENNSYLVANIA — Knights Road and Street Road, Bensalem
RHODE ISLAND — Exit 20 on I-95, Providence
SOUTH CAROLINA — North Highway 17 and Seewee Road, Awendaw
SOUTH DAKOTA — Catron Boulevard and Highway 16, Rapid City
TENNESSEE — Poplar Avenue and Ridgeway Road, Memphis
TEXAS — Bissonnet Street and Sam Houston Parkway, Houston
UTAH — Center Street and I-15, Provo
VIRGINIA — Big Bethel Road and Hampton Roads Center Parkway, Hampton
VERMONT — 47 US-7 and US-4, Rutland
WASHINGTON — Stewart Street and Denny Way, Seattle
WISCONSIN — Capital Drive West and 35th Street North, Milwaukee
WEST VIRGINIA — US 119 and Oakwood Road, Charleston
WYOMING — Central Avenue and Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne
WASHINGTON, DC — Minnesota Avenue and Benning Road
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