Six of Michigan's 10 Deadliest Stretches of Road are in Metro Detroit

April 12, 2021, 8:16 AM

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Of the 10 most dangerous stretches of road in Michigan, six are in Metro Detroit and the majority are in Detroit.

The new list was compiled by Money Geek, a financial advice site that analyzed 2,751 fatal crashes, including those involving bikers and pedestrians, from 2017-19.  About 30 percent were the result of drunk driving and only 5 percent were due to winter conditions.

The stretches of road analyzed are up to five miles long.

The Metro Detroit list:

  • Gratiot Avenue beween East Grand Boulevard and 7 Mile Road in Detroit.
  • I-75 between I-94 and I-96 in Detroit.
  • Telegraph Road between Grand River and Joy Road, which includes Dearborn Heights, Redford Township and Detroit.
  • I-94 between Viking Road and Telegraph Road, near Detroit Metro Airport. 
  • East Davison Street between Conant and I-96 in Detroit. 
  • 7 Mile Road between Telegraph Road and John C. Lodge Freeway in Detroit.

Read more:  Money Geek

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