Does it surprise you that the intersection of Eight Mile and Beck roads sees the most car accidents in Northville each year?
Here are the 10 intersections in town with the highest number of accidents in the past five years, according to the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG). The data shows most of Northville's vehicle accidents occur on Eight Mile Road, including one we reported on just last week.
Intersections are ranked by the number of reported crashes, which does not take into account traffic volume. Crashes reported occurred within 150 feet of the intersection.
|Rank||Intersection||Annual Average of Accidents from 2007-2011|
|1||Eight Mile and Beck roads||20.2|
|2||Eight Mile Road and Center Street||13.8|
|3||Eight Mile and Novi roads||10|
|4||Seven Mile and Main streets||7.8|
|5||Eight Mile and Randolph streets||7.4|
|6||Center and West Main streets||7.2|
|7||Center Street and Edward Hines Dr.||6.4|
|8||Eight Mile and Taft roads||6|
|9||Eight Mile Road and Novi Street||4.8|
|10||Griwsold and Main streets||4.2|
The number of car crashes in Northville has gone steadily down since 2002. That year, 196 accidents were reported, while in 2011 there were 153, SEMCOG reports.
Which intersections do you consider the most dangerous in Northville? Tell us in the comments.