Houston is a big city with a big population. That means traffic, and where there is a lot of traffic, accidents are bound to happen. You’ve likely seen or been involved in at least one automobile accident in your lifetime, or you’ve witnessed reckless driving behaviors that could easily lead to an accident. These behaviors can include things like speeding, aggressively cutting other drivers off, failing to use a turn signal, texting while driving and more.
Some parts of the city are safer for drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists than others. But do you know where the most dangerous intersections in Houston are located?
Intersections with the Highest Number of Recent Accidents
In order, here are Houston’s 10 most dangerous intersections, according to the Texas Department of Transportation:
- Bissonnet Street at Sam Houston Parkway
- Hardy Road at Sam Houston Parkway
- Sam Houston Parkway at Westheimer Road
- Main Street at South Loop
- Greens Road at I-45
- Main Street at Sam Houston Parkway
- Beechnut Street at Sam Houston Parkway
- Sam Houston Parkway at Westpark Tollway
- Hammerly Boulevard at Sam Houston Parkway
- I-45 at Sam Houston Parkway
In a full list of Texas’s most dangerous intersections, Houston’s roads held many of the top spots. Some would say that Houston is the state’s most dangerous city to drive in. Many blame economic growth for this increase in accidents, as economic growth attracts more drivers to our city. Others say that a rise in distracted driving, largely precipitated by smartphones, is another major cause of increasing accidents.
If you are injured in a car accident in Houston, you need aggressive representation to make sure you get the compensation you deserve. Our law firm is prepared to assist you in obtaining the damages you are entitled to for your injuries, medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Do you have questions regarding your situation? Call us today for a no-obligation consultation with our experienced team.