Most Dangerous Intersections in Massachusetts

Above are the 200 most dangerous intersections in the state of Massachusetts according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. The data is from accidents that occurred in 2013. You can zoom in on the map and hover over the dots to see additional information. The larger the circle size, the most injury accidents that occurred at the intersection.

Top 10 Intersections with the Most Injury Accidents

Below are the 10 intersections with the most injury accidents according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. If you click and zoom around the Google street views, it’s obvious why some of these would be on this list.

Rank: #1 – Pleasant Street & West Street (Brockton)

Injury Accidents: 49 out of 102 crashes (48% accident injury rate )


Rank: #2 – Bridge Street & Veterans of Foreign Wars Parkway (Lowell)

Injury Accident Rate: 40 out of 125 crashes (32% accident injury rate)


Rank #3 – Market Street and Grand Army of the Republic Highway (Swansea)

Injury Accident Rate: 36 out of 121 crashes (30% accident injury rate)


Rank: #4 – State Street & Saint James Avenue (Springfield)

Injury Accident Rate: 35 out of 60 crashes (58% accident injury rate)


Rank: #5 – Main Street & Middle Street (Weymouth)

Injury Accident Rate: 33 out of 111 crashes (30% accident injury rate)


Rank: #6 – Appleton Street & Central Street (Lowell)

Injury Accident Rate: 32 out of 88 crashes (36% accident injury rate)


Rank: #7 – Ash Street & West Elm Street (Brockton)

Injury Accident Rate: 32 out of 65 crashes (49% accident injury rate)


Rank: #8 – Plymouth Avenue & Rodman Street (Fall River)

Injury Accident Rate: 31 out of 111 crashes (27% accident injury rate)


Rank: #9 – Alfred Bessette Memorial Highway & Kempton Street (New Bedford)

Injury Accident Rate: 30 out of 75 crashes (40% accident injury rate)


Rank: #10 – Morton Street & Harvard Street (Boston)

Injury Accident Rate: 29 out of 43 crashes (67% accident injury rate)

Breakdown of the 200 Intersections by by Town/City

AreaTotal
Springfield28
Brockton19
Worcester14
Lowell13
Holyoke8
Fall River8
Weymouth7
Framingham7
Lynn6
Natick5
Haverhill4
Fitchburg4
Taunton3
Quincy3
Peabody3
Leominster3
Chicopee3
Waltham2
Tewksbury2
Swansea2
Somerville2
Shrewsbury2
Seekonk2
Salem2
Milford2
Marlborough2
Mansfield2
Chelsea2
Cambridge2
Boston2
Yarmouth1
Wrentham1
Wilbraham1
Westford1
Westborough1
West Bridgewater1
Wellesley1
Webster1
Watertown1
Walpole1
Swampscott1
sutton1
Stoughton1
Somerset1
Raynham1
Pembroke1
Northampton1
New Bedford1
Milton1
Methuen1
Mashpee1
Hudson1
Granby1
Gardner1
Falmouth1
Fairhaven1
Everett1
Dennis1
Danvers1
Concord, Lincoln1
Braintree1
Bellingham1
Barnstable1
Andover1
Middleborough2

If you have comments or insight on any of these intersections we would love to hear about it. Feel free to leave your comments below.

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