KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police released a list of the city’s most dangerous intersections for car crashes.

The list includes several intersections on U.S. 71 Highway, as well as areas in Midtown and the Northland.

Most of the crashes involve rear ending other cars or running red lights, according to Kansas City Police data presented at the Board of Police Commissioners meeting Tuesday.

These are the intersections were drivers were most likely to be involved in a crash in October or November:

  • Gregory and U.S. 71 Highway
    • 40 crashes
    • Usually involved rear-enders, red light runners, or improper lane use
  • 55th and U.S. 71 Highway
    • 38 crashes
    • Usually involved rear-enders, red light runners, or improper lane use
  • 75th and Ward Pkwy
    • 27 crashes
    • Usually involved left turns, red light runners, or failure to yield for others
  • Independence and Van Brunt
    • 20 crashes
    • Usually involved rear-enders, red light runners, or improper lane use
  • 59th and U.S. 71 Highway
    • 20 crashes
    • Usually involved rear-enders, red light runners, or improper lane use
  • 39th and Southwest Trafficway
    • 18 crashes
    • Usually involved red light runners, rear-enders, speeding
  • I-35 and Independence Avenue
    • 18 crashes
    • Usually involved improper lane use, rear-enders, speeding
  • I-670 and Grand Boulevard
    • 18 crashes
    • Usually involved rear-enders, speeding, improper lane use
  • I-670 and Broadway
    • 16 crashes
    • Usually involved rear-enders, speeding, improper lane use
  • 152 Highway and Shoal Creek
    • 16 crashes
    • Usually involved red light runners, rear-enders, and speeding

Overall, Kansas City police said the overall number of crashes in the city has actually declined so far this year, but the number of people killed in crashes increased.

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