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Here are the intersections in St. Clair County – and Port Huron – where you’re most likely to crash

Our attorneys share the most dangerous hot spots for car accidents in the Port Huron area

Today we’re sharing the most dangerous intersections in the St. Clair County/Port Huron area for 2014, which is the most recent data available.

The first list you’ll see below has the locations where you’re most likely to be involved in a car accident, This list is based on total numbers of crashes, and most of the car accidents involve fender-benders.

Our second list is based on automobile accidents where an investigating police officer noted an injury or death at the scene.

Our attorneys compiled the lists using motor vehicle crash data from SEMCOG’s (Southeast Michigan Council of Governments) High Frequency Crash Locations.

2014 Top 10 intersections in St. Clair County for car accidents – total including vehicle damage

Rank Intersection Total Crashes
1 Pine Grove Avenue and Holland Avenue
Port Huron
29
2 M-25 and Krafft Road
Fort Gratiot Township
28
3 M-25 and Keewahdin Road
Fort Gratiot Township
18
4 Gratiot Blvd. and Range Road
Kimball/Marysville
18
5 Pine Grove Avenue and River Road North
Fort Gratiot Township
17
6 10th Street and Lapeer Avenue
Port Huron
16
7 Pine Grove Avenue and Hancock Street
Port Huron
16
8 Pine Grove Avenue and Sanborn Street
Port Huron
15
9 Marine City Highway (26 Mile) and County Line Road
Casco
15
10 Pine Grove Avenue and 10th Avenue
Port Huron
14

2014 Top 10 intersections in St. Clair County for car accidents – injuries and deaths only

Rank Intersection Total Crashes
1 Pine Grove Avenue and Holland Avenue
Port Huron
7
2 M-25 and Krafft Road
Fort Gratiot Township
5
3 Pine Grove Avenue and Hancock Street
Fort Gratiot Township
5
4 Lapeer Road and North Wadhams Road
Kimball/Smiths Creek
5
5 Marine City Highway (26 Mile) and County Line Road
Casco
5
6 I-69 Westbound and 24th Street
Port Huron
4
7 M-25 and Keewahdin Road
Fort Gratiot Township
3
8 Pine Grove Avenue and River Road North
Port Huron
3
9 10th Street and Lapeer Avenue
Casco
3
10 Pine Grove Avenue and Sanborn Street
Port Huron
3

– Source: Southeast Michigan Council of Governments – High Frequency Crash Locations

More detailed information is available on the SEMCOG website here.

Over the past few years that our law firm has been collecting and reviewing this data, we always see Pine Grove Street in Port Huron showing up consistently near the top of the list. In fact, half of the 10 highest crash intersections occurred along Pine Grove. The area of Pine Grove Avenue and Holland Avenue topped both our list of overall crashes in 2014, and it had the highest number of injury crashes in St. Clair County.

M-25 and Krafft Road on the border of Fort Gratiot Township was not far behind in the No. 2 spot. It also has the highest overall crashes in the county based on a five-year average.

Please continue exercising caution on these busy streets. And let our attorneys know how you feel if you’re familiar with these accident locations or drive through them often. Why do you think they’re so treacherous?

For more local tips on this area, including how to obtain a copy of a police report, visit our Port Huron Local Resources page.

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