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Most Dangerous Intersections in Saginaw County in 2019

June 24, 2020 by Steven M. Gursten

Our attorneys share the list of the top 10 most dangerous intersections in Saginaw County based on Michigan State Police car accident data for 2019 so local drivers can use extra caution when they’re traveling through these areas.

This annual list of the most dangerous intersections in Saginaw County is provided by our attorneys to help keep Michigan drivers safe.

Interchanges are dangerous. In 2018, 28.2% of all fatal car accidents in Michigan occurred at intersections. (Michigan Traffic Crash Facts, “2018 Quick Facts”)

But these Saginaw County interchanges are even more dangerous.

Our list of the most dangerous intersections in Saginaw County reflects the latest car accident data available from 2019 on the top 10 interchanges with the highest number of reported traffic accidents. Our attorneys would like to thank the Michigan State Police Traffic Crash Reporting Unit for helping us to provide the car accident data that we use to identify the most dangerous interchanges in Saginaw County. The underlying car accident data analysis is compiled using motor vehicle accident reports filed by local law enforcement and police departments throughout Michigan.

Top 10 Most Dangerous Intersections in Saginaw County in 2019

  1. TITTABAWASSEE RD @ BAY RD, Kochville Twp, 46 Total Crashes, 8 Injuries
  2. CENTER RD @ STATE ST, Saginaw Twp, 36 Total Crashes, 10 Injuries
  3. BIRCH RUN RD @ DIXIE HWY, Birch Run Twp, 26 Total Crashes, 13 Injuries
  4. MICHIGAN AVE @ STATE ST, Saginaw, 26 Total Crashes, 6 Injuries
  5. BIRCH RUN RD @ I 75, Birch Run, 26 Total Crashes, 5 Injuries
  6. HEMMETER RD @ STATE ST, Saginaw Twp, 25 Total Crashes, 15 Injuries
  7. TITTABAWASSEE RD @ TOWNE CENTRE RD, Saginaw Twp, 22 Total Crashes, 10 Injuries
  8. TITTABAWASSEE RD  @ FASHION SQUARE BLVD, Kochville Twp, 21 Total Crashes, 12 Injuries
  9. BAY RD @ SHATTUCK RD, Saginaw Twp, 21 Total Crashes, 8 Injuries
  10. MIDLAND RD @ WASHINGTON AVE, Tittabawassee Twp, 18 Total Crashes, 10 Injuries

Source: Michigan State Police Traffic Crash Reporting Unit (Note: “Intersection” is defined as any road with a traffic signal, four-way stop or roundabout. The numbers include any traffic accident reported that occurred within 250 feet of an interchange, including turnarounds and on/off ramps to highways.)

More Information On The Top 2 Most Dangerous Intersections in Saginaw County

No. 1 Dangerous Intersection: Bay Road and Tittabawassee Road, Kochville Township

This corner has held the No. 1 spot on the list of the most dangerous intersections in Saginaw County for the past five years in a row. Fortunately, the levels are remaining fairly consistent and not increasing as the corner had 46 traffic accidents in 2019 compared to 47 in 2018. Of concern though is the increase in reported injuries as this past year saw 8 reported injuries up from just 2 in 2018.

No. 2: Center Road and State Street, Saginaw Township

Remaining at the No. 2 spot on the list of the most dangerous intersections in Saginaw County from last year is an area west of downtown Saginaw with heavy retail traffic. Total car crashes increased from 33 in 2018 to 36 in 2019, and the number of reported injuries went up as well. Use caution in this area.

Data for other Michigan cities and counties

As we see from years of data analysis on Michigan traffic accidents, interchanges with heavy traffic near freeways or retail businesses continually show up on these high traffic accident lists.

Visit our Michigan Dangerous Intersections page for a complete list of intersection traffic accidents that can be searched by any Michigan city or county.

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