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What Are The Most Dangerous Intersections in Detroit, Michigan?

Michigan Auto Law’s Detroit attorneys are often asked which intersections in the city have the most accidents. We’ve collected statistics to alert drivers to the high-risk areas:

2012 Top Ten Dangerous Intersections in Detroit, Michigan

Rank Intersection Total Crashes
1 Conner St @ Gratiot Ave 34
2 7 Mile Rd E @ Van Dyke St 33
3 Davison St W @ Linwood St 32
4 McNichols Rd W @ Meyers Rd 29
5 McNichols Rd W @ Schaefer Hwy 25
6 Cadieux Rd @ Harper Ave 23
7 Grand River Ave @ Lahser Rd 23
8 7 Mile Rd E @ Gratiot Ave 22
9 8 Mile Rd @ Gratiot Ave 21
10 Davison St E @ Conant St 21

Source: Southeast Michigan Council of Governments

2012 Top Ten Dangerous Intersections in Wayne County, Michigan

Rank Intersection Total Crashes
1 Ford Rd @ Haggerty Rd 75
2 Canton Center Rd @ Ford Rd 51
3 Ford Rd @ Beech Daly Rd N 51
4 Ford Rd @ Newburgh Rd N 47
5 E I 94/NB Telegraph Ramp @ Telegraph Rd N 46
6 Ann Arbor Rd @ Sheldon Rd 45
7 Ford Rd @ Wayne Rd N 42
8 8 Mile Rd W @ Haggerty Rd 42
9 Ford Rd @ Lilley Rd 41
10 Wayne Rd N @ Cherry Hill Rd 40

Source: Southeast Michigan Council of Governments

Since 2009, the Detroit intersection of Connor and Gratiot has had the highest number of car crashes in the city each year. Yet several other intersections are not far behind. Connor and Gratiot also had the highest number of crashes over an average five year period from 2008 to 2012 within the city of Detroit.

In Wayne County, none of the top ten intersections are even in the city of Detroit. In fact the top four most dangerous intersections are along Ford Road. Use caution in these busy areas.

Have you or someone you know been injured at one of these intersections? Contact us at (877) 758-6578 or fill out our free consultation form.

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