Interstate 45 tops the list of dangerous TX roads
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX, December 07, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Texas ranks among the states with the highest number of traffic accidents and fatalities. Certain roads and highways in Texas are known for being especially dangerous and having more deadly traffic accidents.
Herrman & Herrman has created a YouTube video and an infographic highlighting the 10 most dangerous roads in Texas.
We understand how challenging and stressful it can be to drive on certain roads and highways. It’s good to be aware of dangerous roads so you can find alternate routes and avoid them when possible. At Herrman & Herrman, we care about making our communities safer places to live and work.
Many of the roads on the list are roads with high numbers of cars and trucks traveling at highway speeds. You hear about some of them frequently in television reports of local accidents and multi-vehicle collisions.
At the top of the list of dangerous roads in Texas is Interstate 45.
Located entirely in Texas, I-45 extends 290 miles from Dallas to Galveston. It ranks as the most dangerous road in Texas and the second most dangerous in the United States. It had an average of more than 56 fatal accidents per 100 miles over eight years, according to the Accident Data Center. The section of I-45 in Harris County had 115 traffic deaths over eight years, an average of more than 14 a year.
Number 2 on the list is Interstate-35 which stretches 400 miles across Texas from Laredo through San Antonio and Austin to the border north of Fort Worth. I-35 had 290 traffic fatalities during a five-year period, according to the Houston Chronicle.
Number 3 on the dangerous roads list is U.S. Highway 83 which runs through McAllen and the Rio Grande Valley. Highway 83 had 135 fatalities during a five-year period and ranks among the most dangerous roads in the Lonestar State.
By calling attention to these dangerous roads, we hope to make drivers more aware and our communities safer.
As a personal injury law firm, our focus at Herrman & Herrman is to help people injured by the negligence of others seek justice and just compensation for their losses. If you have been seriously injured in a car accident, our knowledgeable car accident attorneys can review the details of the accident and discuss your legal options. If you were injured in an accident caused by another driver’s carelessness or disregard for safety, you may be entitled to seek compensation for your losses.
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