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Avoid these Flint intersections where you’re most likely to be in a car accident

Our attorneys list the worst locations in Flint, MI for motor vehicle accidents by total crashes and by the most injuries and deaths

Here’s the new publication of worst intersections in Flint. Our attorneys compiled the list using data from the Traffic Crash Reporting Unit of the Michigan State Police.

Below you will see two lists. The first list has data for total number of motor vehicle accidents in 2014. Keep in mind that total number is somewhat misleading in that many of these are minor car accidents and fender benders.

The second list is probably a better indication of what areas in Flint are most dangerous, as it only includes only Flint car accidents where a police officer noted injuries and/or fatalities in the crash investigation forms.

Flint roads with the most reported motor vehicle accidents

Rank Intersection Total Crashes
1 Corunna Road and South Ballenger Highway 32
2 East Court Street and South Dort Highway 26
3 North I-475 @ S Grand Traverse Street 25
4 Lapeer Road and South Center Road 23
5 East Court Street and South Center Road 22
6 East 5th Avenue and North Saginaw Street 20
7 Cesar Chavez Drive and Robert Longway Blvd. 20
8 West Bristol Road and Bristol/North I-75 Ramp 19
9 Van Slyke Road and West 12th Street 19
10 North Grand Traverse Street and West 5th Avenue 19

Flint intersections with the most car accidents involving injuries and fatalities

Rank Intersection Total Crashes
1 East Court Street and South Dort Highway 11
2 Corunna Road and South Ballenger Highway 10
3 Lapeer Road and South Dort Highway 8
4 East 5th Avenue and North Saginaw Street 7
5 Clio Road and West Pierson Road 7
6 Davison Road and North Dort Highway 7
7 Cesar Chavez Drive and Robert Longway Blvd. 6
8 East Stewart Avenue and North I-475/Steward Ramp 6
9 North I-475 @ South Grand Traverse Street 6
10 West Bristol Road and Bristol/North I-75 Ramp 6

– Source:  Michigan State Police – Traffic Crash Reporting Unit

As you can see, Corunna Road and South Ballenger Highway took the No. 1 spot in 2014 with 32 total car accidents. The Corunna Road area also claimed the No. 2 spot for the area with the most injury and fatality motor vehicle accidents with 10 reported in the last year alone.

Conversely, the area of East Court Street and South Dort Highway had the most injury and fatality crashes last year — and was No. 2 for total car crashes.  These two intersections also topped my 2013 list of most dangerous roads in Flint as well, so please use extra caution in these areas.

Do you travel through any of these Flint intersections each day? Why do you think some of these areas have such a high incidence of accidents compared to other intersections in the city?  Let us know by making a comment below or on our Michigan Auto Law Facebook page.

If you were involved in an accident in Flint or Genesee County and need a copy of your police report, visit our Flint Accident Resources page to get local information.

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